News & Resources

USDA News

USDA Approves Program to Feed Kids in Idaho

19 Aug 2020
WASHINGTON, August 19, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the approval of Idaho to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT). This new program, authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and signed by President Trump, provides the value of school breakfast and lunch to families of child...

Trump Administration Invests Nearly $3 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Missouri

19 Aug 2020
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing nearly $3 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Missouri. This investment is part of the $100 million in grant funding made available for the ReConnect Pilot Program thro...

USDA Appoints New Members to Food Safety Advisory Committees

19 Aug 2020
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the appointment of 10 new members to the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI) and an additional new member to the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF).

Trump Administration Invests $371 Million to Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure in 11 States

13 Aug 2020
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $371 million to build and improve critical electric infrastructure (PDF, 116 KB) that will benefit more than 222,000 rural residents and commercial customers in 11 states.

USDA Assists Farmers, Ranchers, and Communities Affected by Recent Derecho

12 Aug 2020
WASHINGTON, August 12, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of assistance for agricultural producers in the Midwest affected by the recent severe weather to help eligible farmers and ranchers reestablish their operations.
Page 7 of 235First   Previous   2  3  4  5  6  [7]  8  9  10  11  Next   Last