U.S. Department of Agriculture Announces Three Deputy Under Secretaries in the Areas of Nutrition, Rural Development and Marketing and Regulatory Programs

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced three senior appointments today. USDA announced that nutrition policy expert Stacy Dean has been named Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services […]


Ag and Food Groups Welcome President Biden

Agriculture groups welcomed President Joe Biden to Washington, D.C., while looking forward to tackling current issues. American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall says AFBF “congratulates President Joe Biden,” adding the same for Vice President […]


USDA Announces Key Staff Appointments

The Biden-era Department of Agriculture Wednesday announced the names of those who will hold senior staff positions in Washington, D.C. Gregory Parham was named Interim Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration. Parham served as Assistant Secretary […]

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Columbia Grain International Acquires Pulse Processing Facility in Hastings, NE to Launch its New Consumer Pulse Brand

Columbia Grain International has acquired a new pulse processing facility to better serve the growing pulse industry in the western plains. We learn more about that as Farm and Ranch Director Jesse Allen talks with […]