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USDA Encourages Ag Producers, Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Sally

14 Sep 2020
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses in the path of Hurricane Sally that USDA has programs that provide assistance in the wake of disasters. USDA staff in the regional, state and county offices stand ready and are eager to help.

Joint Statement from Western Hemisphere Agriculture Leaders

14 Sep 2020
(Washington, D.C., September 14, 2020) – Following the virtual G-20 Agriculture and Water Ministers Meeting hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Sept. 12, top agricultural officials from five Western Hemisphere countries – Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the United States – issued the following statement underscoring the importance of mai...

Trump Administration Invests More Than $21 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural North Carolina

11 Sep 2020
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $21 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in North Carolina. This investment is part of the $550 million Congress allocated to second round of the ReConnect Progr...

USDA Expands D-SNAP in 10 Iowa Counties Recovering from Derecho

10 Sep 2020
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that low-income Iowa residents in 10 additional counties recovering from the effects of the derecho storm that hit the Midwest in August could be eligible for a helping hand from the USDA Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP).  The agency al...

USDA Assists Farmers, Ranchers, and Communities Affected by Hurricane Laura

10 Sep 2020
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses affected by the devastation caused by Hurricane Laura that USDA has programs that provide assistance in the wake of disasters. USDA staff in the regional, state and county offices are actively respond...
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