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News & Updates

USDA Launches Grant Program to Combat Food Loss and Waste

April 16, 2024

The USDA's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program recently announced the launch of a grant that aims to increase community self-reliance in food provision, improve local food access, and identify sustainable marketing strategies that benefit both agricultural stakeholders and consumers.

Forest Service Announces New Forest Landowner Support Funding for Tribes

February 15, 2024

On February 14, 2024, USDA Deputy Secretary Xochitl Torres Small announced that the Forest Service is making at least $20 million from the Inflation Reduction Act available to federally recognized tribes and Alaska Native corporations and villages.

2024 USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum: Cultivating the Future

February 14, 2024

The Agricultural Outlook Forum (AOF) is USDA’s largest and premier annual gathering, and will take place on February 15th and 16th in Arlington, Virginia.

USDA Releases 2022 Census of Agriculture Data

February 13, 2024

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) today announced the results of the 2022 Census of Agriculture, spanning more than 6 million data points about America’s farms and ranches and the people who operate them down to the county level.

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