Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Provides Six-Month Update on Farm Bill Implementation Progress

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced continued progress on implementing the Agricultural Act of 2014 (the 2014 Farm Bill), which President Obama signed into law nearly six months ago on …

As Trade Mission to Mexico Ends, Collaborative Efforts Will Continue

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Our last days in Mexico City continued the themes of cooperation and engagement. The agricultural delegation had a meeting with the National Association of Supermarkets and Department Stores (ANTAD) and …

USDA Announces Grants to Help Veterans and Minority Farmers Get Started in Agriculture

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Today, USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced the availability of over $9 million in outreach and technical assistance for minority farmers and ranchers and military veterans that are new to …

Help for Rural Californians Suffering Through Drought

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This week, I visited the small town of Cameron Creek Colony in Tulare County, California and saw firsthand the challenges drought poses, particularly for those living in rural communities. About …