USDA invests in American food and agriculture supply chains

USDA has announced that it is making investments that will strengthen American food and agriculture supply chains, expand markets for agricultural producers, and lower food costs. more »

USDA Farm Service Agency of Georgia hosts webinar on labor program

The USDA Farm Service Agency of Georgia is offering a webinar on the Farm Labor Stabilization and Protection Pilot (FLSP) program. The webinar will be 11 a.m. to noon Eastern, Dec. 5. Arthur Tripp,... more »
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USDA releases details on 2022 Census of Agriculture data

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will release the 2022 Census of Agriculture data on Feb. 13, 2024. NASS concluded the data col... more »
Source USDA, Economic Research Service; USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service

Tree nut prices fall to lowest levels in decades

In a recently released report, the USDA, Economic Research Service detailed that tree nut prices fell to the lowest levels since the turn of the century. Pricing and bearing acreage Real prices for ... more »

ABC recommends marketing order amendment, grower referendum needed

The ABC Board of Directors recommended to USDA proposed amendments to the marketing order that are administrative or modernizing in nature and establish borrowing authority when it is financially prud... more »

Specialty crop investments focus of USDA effort

Through the Specialty Crops Competitiveness Initiative, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is working to provide additional support to and increase the competitiveness of the specialty crops sector. ... more »

Hurricane Idalia disaster declaration made for Georgia pecans, other produce

Nearly 30 counties in southeast Georgia are eligible for disaster assistance from damage caused by Hurricane Idalia, which struck the state's pecan groves on Aug. 30. The storm damaged state fruit,... more »

USDA celebrates the opening of new research center

The USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the newly constructed Sam Farr United States Crop Improvement and Protection Research Center... more »

USDA proposes revising pecan standards

The USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is proposing changing U.S. in-shell and shelled pecan standards. The changes are designed to reflect current industry descriptions and practices, accord... more »

USDA provides $3+ billion in disaster funding to commodity and specialty crop producers

USDA will provide more than $3 billion to commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster events in 2022. Eligible impacted producers can apply for financial assistance through the... more »

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