NEWS RELEASE: Biden-Harris Administration Makes $500 Million Ava ilable to Increase Innovative American-Made Fertilizer Production

NEWS RELEASE Biden-Harris Administration Makes $500 Million Available to Increase Innovative American-Made Fertilizer Production New Grant Program Will Spur Competition and Help U.S. Farmers Address Rising Costs WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Biden-Harris Administration is making $500 million in grants available to increase …

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AGW in the News, Grant Opportunities, Technical Resources

and the latest news from your peers View as Webpage Photo credit: Ice House Farm in Goshen, VT Dear Dennis, Whether you’re feeling a slight dip in temperatures or a shifting in your daily patterns, Fall has arrived here in the northern hemisphere. Our virtual Summer Road Trip wrapped up recently, and it was great …

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APHIS BRS Stakeholder Meeting – December 8 – Save the Date

Dear BRS Stakeholder, The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS) will hold its annual Stakeholder Meeting on Thursday, December 8, 2022. BRS will offer in-person—at the USDA Center at Riverside, 4700 River Road, Riverdale, MD 20737—and virtual options for attendance. Please mark your calendars now to …

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NEWS RELEASE: Biden-Harris Administration Announces $502 Million for High-Speed Internet in Rural Communities

NEWS RELEASE Biden-Harris Administration Announces $502 Million for High-Speed Internet in Rural Communities Funding Will Provide High-Speed Internet Access to People and Businesses in Rural and Remote Areas across 20 States; Additional Funding Will Come From President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in Coming Months WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary …

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Biden-Harris Administration Invests $178 Million in International Food for Progress Projects

Biden-Harris Administration Invests $178 Million in International Food for Progress Projects Release No. 0200.22 Contact: USDA Press WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2022 – .The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest $178 million in seven international development projects on four continents to support U.S. government priorities including promoting climate-smart agriculture, facilitating trade and addressing the root causes …

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Biden-Harris Administration Invests $220 Million in International School Feeding Projects

Biden-Harris Administration Invests $220 Million in International School Feeding Projects Release No. 0199.22 Contact: USDA Press WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2022 – .The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest $220 million in eight new school feeding projects that are expected to benefit more than a million children across 2,200 schools in food-insecure countries in Africa and …

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Want to Make a Difference for American Agriculture? Come Work for APHIS!

APHIS is looking for Animal Health Technicians to join our team. Want to Make a Difference for American Agriculture? Come Work for APHIS! Do you have a passion for the world of animal health? Are you interested in helping to shape the future of American Agriculture? A position with APHIS as an Animal Health Technician …

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Help Struggling Farmers

Imagine the impact your gift can make. View as Webpage Dear Dennis, Unprecedented heat waves. Drought-fueled wildfires. Extreme storms and flooding. Weather patterns are intensifying as climate change shapes our new reality.   Now add to that the challenges of ongoing inflation, supply chain disruptions, processing plant backups, labor shortages and an ongoing global pandemic. …

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USDA Funds Six International Research Projects on Climate-Smart Agriculture

USDA Funds Six International Research Projects on Climate-Smart Agriculture Contact: <a href="mailto:press-FAS WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service is awarding $300,000 to six U.S. universities – including three minority-serving institutions – for research and educational partnerships focused on climate-smart agriculture in tropical countries, FAS Administrator Daniel Whitley announced …

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Free Webinar: Navigating Avian Influenza: From Prevention to Recovery

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is hosting a free webinar called “Navigating Avian Influenza: From Prevention to Recovery” on Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 2:30-3:30PM EST. Learn from USDA and other experts about how to keep your flocks safe from highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). This session …

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