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USDA Designates Counties in ND as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 21 counties in North Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused...

Perdue Announces Additional Hurricane and Wildfire Recovery Details

Under the direction of President Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced new details on eligibility for a new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

2018 Omnibus Bill Nixes DUNS and SAM Requirements for Farmers

Effectively immediately, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) financial assistance program participants will no longer need a Dun and Bradstreet Universal Number System (DUNS) number,...

USDA Secretary Perdue Discusses Issues with NAFB Members in DC

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue met with members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting at USDA headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.  The Secretary...

USDA Announces Senior Level Leadership

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Thursday announced the selection of senior leaders in several U.S. Department of Agriculture agencies. Perdue appointed Ken Isley as...

USDA Offers Help to Blizzard-Affected Farmers and Ranchers in South Dakota

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) South Dakota Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Paul Shubeck reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent...

Coalition Works to Expand Rural E-Connectivity

On Wednesday, April 18, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will join a coalition of stakeholders to...

Farmer Co-ops Applaud Introduction of S. 2641, the American Food for...

The National Council of Farmer Cooperatives today applauded the introduction of legislation in the Senate that would strengthen monitoring and enforcement of “Buy American”...

Montana Senator Warns of a Return to the Farm Crisis of...

During a budget hearing on Wednesday, senators on both sides of the aisle pressed Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue on the potential damage Chinese tariffs...

Ag Secretary Perdue Hears Senate Concerns over RFS Hardship Waivers

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue addressed the EPA’s use of Renewable Fuel Standard hardship waivers during an April 11 hearing held by the Senate Appropriations...

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