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Trump Administration Invests $2.3 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural North Carolina

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ReConnect Funding to Connect 2,244 Rural Households to High-Speed Internet e-Connectivity YADKINVILLE, N.C., Oct. 26, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $2.3 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in North Carolina. This investment is part of the $550 million…

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USDA Announces Early Release of Select Commodity Tables for USDA’s Agricultural Projections to 2030

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(Washington, D.C., October 26, 2020) – On November 6, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. EST, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will release select tables prepared for the upcoming USDA Agricultural Projections to 2030 report. USDA will post online tables containing long-term supply, use, and price projections to 2030 for major U.S. crops and livestock products,…

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USTR and USDA Release Report on Agricultural Trade between the United States and China

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Washington, DC – The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today issued a report highlighting the progress made to date in implementing the agricultural provisions in the U.S.-China Phase One Economic and Trade Agreement, which is delivering historic results for American agriculture. Since the Agreement entered into…

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USDA Announces Approval of D-SNAP for Louisiana Disaster Areas

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WASHINGTON, October 23, 2020 – Low-income Louisiana residents recovering from Hurricane Delta could be eligible for a helping hand from the USDA’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), announced today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said that households who may not normally be eligible under regular Supplemental Nutrition…

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USDA Announces Fourth Round of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program

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(Washington, D.C., Oct. 23, 2020) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced it has authorized $500 million for a fourth round of purchases for the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program. USDA is issuing solicitations for the fourth round to existing Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) holders and expects to award contracts by…

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Trump Administration Invests $11.7 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Kentucky and Illinois

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ReConnect Funding to Connect 3,125 Rural Households to High-Speed Internet e-Connectivity MAYFIELD, Ky., Oct. 22, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $11.7 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Kentucky and Illinois. This investment is part of the $550…

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Trump Administration Invests $596,000 in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Washington

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ReConnect Funding to Connect 144 Rural Households to High-Speed Internet e-Connectivity FREELAND, Wash., Oct. 22, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $596,000 to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in the state of Washington. This investment is part of the $550…

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National Drought Resilience Partnership Responsibilities Under New Executive Order

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2020 – National Drought Resilience Partnership (NDRP) staff provided an overview of the NDRP’s role under the Presidential Executive Order (EO) issued October 13 on Modernizing America’s Water Resource Management and Water Infrastructure at the National Integrated Drought Information System Executive Council fall meeting on Tuesday. Established in 2016, the NDRP is…

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