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TOPP supports growth of Northwest organic hazelnut industry

Partnerships made possible through USDA’s Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP) are providing farmer training, education and outreach activities across the country. Northwest regio... more »

USDA, UGA break ground on new agriculture research facility

The USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new state-of-the... more »
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USDA releases 2022 Census of Agriculture data

The USDA National agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has announced the results of the 2022 Census of Agriculture, spanning more than 6 million data points about America’s farms and ranches a... more »

Cracking Open New Markets for California Almonds

Sticking to healthy eating New Year’s resolutions is now easier for international consumers, thanks to increased exporting opportunities for U.S. almonds to Europe and Asia, according to an article ... more »

Record drop in farm income is expected in 2024

Farmers can expect the largest recorded year-to-year dollar drop in net farm income in 2024. Income is estimated to be nearly $40 billion lower this year compared to 2023, down more than 25%. American... more »

MyPlate.gov names Brighter Bites strategic partner

Brighter Bites, a national nonprofit that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables directly  to families, has been named a National Strategic Partner of MyPlate.gov. Through this partnership, Brighter... more »
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USDA invests in strengthening specialty crops sector

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing in programs designed to support the U.S. specialty crops industry, including promoting exports and funding a maximum residue limits (MRL) databas... more »

USDA kicks-off the National Agricultural Classification Survey on Jan. 24

Already preparing for the 2027 Census of Agriculture, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct the National Agricultural Classification Survey (NACS) starting Jan. 24. ... more »

USDA is now accepting applications from tree nut growers for trade mission to India

Alexis Taylor, under secretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs at USDA, will lead the agribusiness trade mission to New Delhi, India, from April 22-25, 2024. USDA is now accepting applicati... more »

USDA’s FAS will provide $174.3 million for fiscal year 2024

The USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is awarding more than $203 million to nearly 70 agricultural organizations to help expand export markets for U.S. food and agricultural products via the... more »

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