» Trump Administration Invests $16 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Illinois, Oregon and South Carolina
08/01/21 16:00 from USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2021 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $16 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Illinois, Oregon...
» Trump Administration Invests $4.6 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Georgia
07/01/21 17:00 from USDA - Latest News Releases
CLAXTON, Ga., Jan. 7, 2021 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $4.6 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Georgia. This...
» Conservation Program Benefits an Iconic Bird of the Southern Great Plains
06/01/21 16:08 from USDA - Home Page
The lesser prairie-chicken and its habitat are making a comeback thanks to a USDA conservation program. The ground-dwelling bird was once abundant in the southern Great Plains, living in parts of Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, New Mexico, a...
» Unique Forest Service Program Saves Money and Lives with Innovative Technology
06/01/21 14:26 from USDA - Latest Blogs
Gifford Pinchot, founding father of the USDA Forest Service, revolutionized American forestry in the late 1800s and recognized the need for science-based forestry. The Forest service embraces innovation, science and technology to this da...
» Four Easy Ways To Eat Well in the New Year
05/01/21 14:11 from USDA - Home Page
Do you have resolutions for healthy eating this year? Eating well can fuel your body and help it feel its best as you move through your day. Use these four simple ideas from Nutrition.gov to start the year with your health in mind.
» USDA Announces Continuation of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program, Fifth Round of Food Purchases
04/01/21 22:45 from USDA - Latest News Releases
(Washington, D.C., January 4, 2021) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will purchase an additional $1.5 billion worth of food for nationwide distribution through the Farmers t...
» USDA Continues to Move SNAP Participants Forward
04/01/21 15:00 from USDA - Latest News Releases
(Washington, D.C., January 4, 2021) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced a final rule enhancing employment and training opportunities for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants.
» USDA Approves Maine to Accept SNAP Benefits Online
31/12/20 18:00 from USDA - Latest News Releases
(Washington, D.C., December 31, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced approval of a request from Maine to provide online purchasing of food to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households. This...
» Make Every Bite Count: USDA, HHS Release Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025
29/12/20 15:00 from USDA - Latest News Releases
(Washington, D.C., December 29, 2020) – Nutrition in America took a major step forward today with the publication of Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025. Jointly published by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health ...
» USDA Clears Santa’s Reindeer for Entry into the United States
23/12/20 21:00 from USDA - Latest News Releases
(Washington, D.C., December 23, 2020) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today issued a movement permit to Mr. S. Nicholas Claus of the North Pole, a broker with Worldwide G...
» USDA Announces Dr. Carrie Castille as New NIFA Director
22/12/20 23:30 from USDA - Latest News Releases
( Washington, D.C., December 22, 2020 ) – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that President Trump has named Dr. Carrie Castille as the new, permanent director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Dr....
» Indoors or Outdoors, Horticulture and Holidays Go Together
21/12/20 18:31 from USDA - Latest Blogs
With the holiday season upon us, you may have missed the recent release of the 2019 Census of Horticultural Specialties Report. This 2017 Census of Agriculture special study is the only source of detailed production and sales data for fl...
» Secretary Perdue Announces Groundbreaking Proposal to Transfer Agricultural Animal Biotechnology Regulatory Framework to USDA
21/12/20 17:00 from USDA - Latest News Releases
(Washington, D.C., December 21, 2020) – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a significant step in modernizing regulations of agricultural animals modified or produced by genetic engineering. The U.S.
» Growing Connections Across USDA for Innovation in Food Safety and Nutrition
18/12/20 15:21 from USDA - Latest Blogs
Though our celebrations may be smaller and closer to home this holiday season, food will still be the centerpiece of many festivities. In a year where we’re trying our best to keep ourselves and our loved ones healthy, the safety and nut...
» The Science Behind Your Traditional Holiday Meal
16/12/20 14:22 from USDA - Latest Blogs
Holidays are traditionally a time to focus on family, friends and food. This year, as Americans navigate this unprecedented holiday season, many are turning to the kitchen to cook up expressions of love and care.
» Bee Better Certification Program is Buzzing on U.S. Farms, Local Grocers
15/12/20 17:06 from USDA - Latest Blogs
Bees are a lifeline for farms producing the world’s fruits, vegetables, nuts and other nutrient-rich foods. Bees pollinate billions of dollars’ worth of crops and play an essential role in our food supply. Pollinators are responsible for...
» Artificial Intelligence Improves America’s Food System
10/12/20 14:23 from USDA - Latest Blogs
Technology is everywhere in the 21 st century, and America’s food system is no exception.
» Five Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays
09/12/20 16:36 from USDA - Home Page
Celebrate while sticking with your healthy habits this holiday season! Take time to eat well and move your body to help you feel your best. Use these five tips from Nutrition.gov to make your holiday with your household a healthy one.
» Stepping Outside the Classroom to Learn Lessons for Life
09/12/20 14:29 from USDA - Home Page
Stop by any trailhead or boat landing on a national forest or grassland and take a moment to ask folks to explain the origins of their love for the outdoors. You will likely hear people return time and again to some formative experience ...