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USDA Boosts Food Assistance for Homeless Young Adults Seeking Refuge in Shelters

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WASHINGTON, April 9, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that young adults under the age of 25 experiencing homelessness will now be able to receive meals at emergency shelters participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Under normal circumstances, USDA only reimburses shelters for meals served to children…

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Statement by Secretary Vilsack on the President’s FY22 Discretionary Funding Request

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President Outlines Proposals to Invest in Rural Communities, Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change, and Restore Support for American Agriculture WASHINGTON, April 9, 2021 — The Biden-Harris Administration today submitted to Congress the President’s priorities for fiscal year 2022 discretionary spending. The funding request invests in the core foundations of our country’s strength and advances…

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Optimism in Retail Spending

About the Presenter Erik Norland is Executive Director and Senior Economist of CME Group. He is responsible for generating economic analysis on global financial markets by identifying emerging trends, evaluating economic factors and forecasting their impact on CME Group and the company’s business strategy, and upon those who trade in its various markets. He is…

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Joint Statement from Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Western Water Crisis

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WASHINGTON, April 8, 2021 – In response to worsening drought conditions in the West, including in areas like the Klamath River Basin, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack released the following statement: “Water is a sacred resource essential to feeding families, growing crops, sustaining wildlife and the environment, and…

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USDA Announces Upcoming Changes to the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Rice and Soybean Tables

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WASHINGTON, April 8, 2021 – Starting with the May 12, 2021 release (issue No. 612), the following changes will be made to the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report: U.S. Soybeans and Products Supply and Use (page 15): “Biofuel” will replace “Biodiesel” in the soybean oil section, reflecting recent changes to the monthly…

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FACT SHEET: Update on USDA Activities to Contain the COVID-19 Pandemic

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USDA Has Deployed 1,034 Disaster, Public Health Specialists to Assist with Federal Response WASHINGTON, Apr. 7, 2021 — In January 2021, President Biden released the National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness. The plan is driven by science, data, and public health to improve the effectiveness of our nation’s fight against COVID-19 and…

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USDA Recognizes 5 Million Acres Enrolled in Conservation Easements

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WASHINGTON, April 2, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and private landowners have partnered to protect more than 5 million acres of wetlands, grasslands, and prime farmland — an area the size of New Jersey. Since October, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has enrolled 110,000 acres in new conservation easements, bringing USDA…

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USDA Increases Emergency SNAP Benefits for 25 million Americans; Ensures COVID-19 Relief Reaches Those Struggling the Most

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WASHINGTON, April 1, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today took action to provide $1 billion per month in additional food assistance to an estimated 25 million people in very low-income households that are participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and struggling to put food on the table due to the…

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USDA Seeks Public Input to Help Create a New Rural Renewable Energy Pilot Program

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WASHINGTON, April 1, 2021 — Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it is requesting public input from interested parties, including potential customers and interested stakeholders, to help create a new Rural Renewable Energy Pilot Program. To ensure a diverse group of voices are heard, USDA is seeking written comments and will host a…

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