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USDA Announces Approval of D-SNAP for Iowa Disaster Areas

21 Jun 2024
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2024 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that low-income Iowa residents recovering from the severe storms and tornadoes beginning April 26, 2024, could be eligible for a helping hand from the USDA’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP). 

USDA Forest Service Seeks Public Comment on Draft Guidance for Old Growth Management on National Forests

20 Jun 2024
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2024 — Tomorrow, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service is taking the next step to advance President Biden’s commitment to conserve old growth forests by publishing a draft environmental impact statement for the proposed national old growth forest plan amendment. The proposed amendment will be available tomorrow in...

USDA Releases Updated Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan

20 Jun 2024
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2024 – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) joined more than 20 federal agencies to release its updated Climate Adaptation Plan and expand the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to ensure federal operations are increasingly resilient to climate change impacts.

Biden-Harris Administration Partners with Electric Cooperatives to Bring Affordable Clean Energy to Rural Coloradans as Part of Investing in America Agenda

17 Jun 2024
FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 17, 2024 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is making new clean energy investments in Colorado through the Powering Affordable Clean Energy (PACE) program as part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda.

USDA Recognizes National Pollinator Week

17 Jun 2024
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2024 – During the week of June 17-23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is recognizing and celebrating National Pollinator Week. Pollinator species, such as bees, other insects, birds and bats play a critical role in producing more than 100 crops grown in the United States.
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