Thursday, November 26, 2020

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FFA Members Are Giving Back to Their Communities This Fall

FFA members across the country are working together to make sure their communities have the food they need during the holiday season. It’s a part of the National Days of Service program through the...

How to Handle Thanksgiving Food Safely

As Americans enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal, USDA says taking the necessary steps toward safe food handling and sanitation will help protect you and your loved ones. The USDA is offering food safety advice...

Unions Endorse Fudge for Agriculture Secretary

Three unions announced they are endorsing Representative Marcia Fudge of Ohio for Agriculture Secretary. The unions are the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, the American Federation of Teachers, and the United...

USDA Forecast for Exports Rises $11.5 billion

The USDA says U.S. agricultural exports in the Fiscal Year 2021 are projected at $152 billion. That’s up 11.5 billion from the August forecast and is driven higher by rising soybean and corn export...

Biofuel Groups Ask Court to Hold EPA Accountable on Improper 2016 Waiver

A coalition of the nation’s largest biofuels and agricultural trade groups filed a motion in the U.S. District Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. The motion asks the court to enforce its 2017 decision...

Biofuel Groups Ask Court to Hold EPA Accountable on Improper 2016 Waiver

A coalition of the nation’s largest biofuels and agricultural trade groups filed a motion in the U.S. District Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. The motion asks the court to enforce its 2017 decision...

USA Pork Producers Launch “Give-A-Ham” Food Program

The National Pork Producers Council launched the “Give-a-Ham” challenge. It’s a nationwide social media campaign encouraging hog farmers and those involved in the industry to donate pork to organizations that serve people living with...

FSA Reverses Rule on Family Eligibility for Farm Subsidies

The Farm Service Agency restored the previous definitions of terms like “active personal management, significant contribution, and related phrasing” in a rule regarding farm program subsidy eligibility and payment limitations. FSA Administrator Richard Fordyce...

NCBA Pleased with National Environmental Policy Act Changes

The U.S. Forest Service updated the agency’s National Environmental Policy Act regulations, and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council are pleased with the changes. Kaitlynn Glover is the NCBA Director...

Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Lowest in Ten Years

Thanksgiving is going to be different this year because of COVID-19. There is one tradition that continues this year, and it’s the American Farm Bureau’s annual survey on the cost of a classic Thanksgiving...

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