USDA offers nearly $130 million in additional financial assistance

The USDA announced that nearly $130 million in additional, automatic financial assistance has been obligated for qualifying farm loan program borrowers who are facing financial risk. The announceme... more »

KIND launches a three-year pilot project in regenerative agriculture

KIND Snacks, a company whose mission is to create a kinder, healthier world, launches a three-year pilot project in regenerative agriculture, the KIND Almond Acres Initiative. This initiative build... more »

USDA opens 2023 NIFA Hall of Fame nominations

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is now accepting nominations for the NIFA Hall of Fame. Individuals that have been inducted into the NIFA Hall of Fame are recognized for effo... more »

Pistachios are the nut (and color trend) of 2023

As predicted by food trend experts, the little green nut gains popularity in the U.S. beyond snacking. more »

USDA seeks nominees for American Pecan Promotion Board

The American Pecan Promotion Board is seeking nominees for four producer seats representing the Western Region, two importer seats, and one vacant producer seat representing the Central Region. more »

Longtime partner brings expertise to Almond Board

After a 17-year tenure with Sterling-Rice Group, where Laura Morin spent 12 years working on Almond Board of California programs, she now joins as marketing director of North American and China for the organization. more »

India proposes 70% tariff reduction on U.S. pecan imports

Reducing the import tariff on pecans in India has been a long-time trade priority for the National Pecan Federation. more »

NASDA to host first “A Taste of the States: Las Vegas” at SIAL America to promote ag exports

In 2022, NASDA’s trade promotion activities led to over $54 million in projected export sales and over 100 companies acquiring new export markets for their business. This food event is geared toward increasing U.S. food and agriculture exports. more »

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