On Earth Day, USDA Invests Nearly $800 Million in Critical Infrastructure

On Earth Day, USDA Invests Nearly $800 Million in Critical Infrastructure to Combat Climate Change Across Rural America WASHINGTON, April 22, 2022 – Today, in honor of Earth Day 2022, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing nearly $800 million in climate-smart infrastructure… Continue reading

USDA Announces Plans for $250 Million Investment to Support Innovative American-made Fertilizer to give US Farmers more choices in the Marketplace

Seeks Public Input to Identify Competition Challenges in Seed, Fertilizer, Other Agricultural Inputs, and Retail Markets Release & Contact Info Press Release Release No. 0060.22 Contact: USDA Press Email: press@usda.gov WASHINGTON, March 11, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing it will support additional fertilizer production for… Continue reading

USDA Invests $1 Billion to Improve Community Infrastructure for People Living in Rural Towns Across the Country

VIA USDA.GOV – USDA Invests $1 Billion to Improve Community Infrastructure for People Living in Rural Towns Across the Country Funding Will Increase Access to Health Care, Education and Public Safety for the People Who Call Rural Communities Home Release & Contact Info Press Release Release No. 0028.22 Contact: USDA… Continue reading

USDA Launches Loan Guarantee Program

USDA Launches Loan Guarantee Program to Create More Market Opportunities, Promote Competition and Strengthen America’s Food Supply Chain (USDA) WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2021 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA is deploying $100 million under the new Food Supply Chain Guaranteed Loan Program to make available nearly $1… Continue reading

USDA Invests $222 Million in Rural Community Infrastructure to Help People in 44 States, Guam and Puerto Rico

Projects Include $132 Million for Rural Health Care, Food Security and Emergency Response Services USDA – WILLARD, Mo., Nov. 19, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is investing $222 million to build and improve critical community… Continue reading

USDA Supports Our Veterans

USDA Supports America’s Heroes Preparedness and defense are critical to America’s food and agriculture sectors and to sustaining and growing rural America. That’s why the U.S. Department of Agriculture is looking to military veterans across the country to fill the roles that keep America’s food supply safe and secure, preserve… Continue reading