AFBF: EPA Greenhouse Gas Plan Harmful to Economy, Agriculture

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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2014—The Environmental Protection Agency’s latest greenhouse gas proposal will harm the nation’s economy, rural communities and America’s farm and ranch families if implemented, the American Farm …

USDA Rolls Out Strong New Partnered Conservation Program

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California’s Bay-Delta Designated a Critical Conservation Area Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a new era in American conservation efforts with an historic focus on public-private partnership. The USDA Natural Resources …

USDA Awarding $6 Million to Prepare Farmers for New Farm Bill Programs

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Farm Bill Implementation Continues at Brisk Pace with Universities and State Cooperative Extension Programs Now Set to Help Educate Farmers WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today …

USDA, Partners Usher In a New Era In Conservation

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New Conservation Initiative Goes Beyond Traditional Government Efforts to Allow Businesses, Other Partners to Invest in Regional Conservation Projects BAY CITY, Mich., May 27, 2014–Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today joined …

Agribusiness Export Training Seminars

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Rural seminars launch month-long export development initiative with several training opportunities FRESNO, CALIFORNIA…May 23, 2014: The California Center for International Trade Development (CITD) at State Center Community College District (SCCCD) …

USDA Launches New Resources at ChooseMyPlate.gov to Help Cost-Conscious Consumers Make Healthier Food Choices

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WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled Healthy Eating on a Budget – the newest addition to ChooseMyPlate.gov. Consumers continue to want more information about …

Groundwater Discussions at CDFA Meeting

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Association of California Water Agencies, California Water Foundation and Groundwater Resources Association to provide perspectives SACRAMENTO, May 23, 2014 – The California State Board of Food and Agriculture will focus …

UC Davis Study Determines Preliminary Findings of Economic Impact of Drought in Central Valley

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California’s drought will deal a severe blow to Central Valley irrigated agriculture and farm communities this year and could cost the industry $1.7 billion and cause more than 14,500 workers …