Recent Stories by USDA
Aug 12, 2019 by USDA
The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is announcing initial plans to carry out new animal health activities using resources provided by the 2018 Farm Bill.
Mar 29, 2019 by USDA
Farm Service Agency permits emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve Program acres, opens sign-up for emergency conservation program.
Jul 18, 2018 by USDA
Knowing the soil’s potential to mineralize nitrogen from organic matter, making it available to plants, would help improve nitrogen fertilizer recommendations.
Feb 01, 2018 by USDA
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. announced at the White House this week a formal agreement aimed at making the oversight of food more efficient and effective.
Aug 30, 2016 by USDA
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. celebrated the formal opening of the newest addition to its fleet of biorefineries Tuesday with a ribbon cutting at REG Madison and also announced upgrades to the plant.
Dec 13, 2015 by USDA
According to research done by the Nikkei Marketing Journal (Nikkei MJ), an industrial newspaper, released on November 30, 2015, U.S. beef was ranked as the fifth best among 35 beef brands surveyed.
Nov 19, 2015 by USDA
Antibiotics are lifesavers. We depend on them to treat bacterial infections and diseases such as pneumonia, bronchitis and strep throat, as well as ear infections and infected wounds. In response to U.S. Food and Drug A
Nov 06, 2015 by USDA
Marjorie Fleming has been cattle ranching since she was a teenager. Now, at age 87, she has no plans of quitting anytime soon.
Sep 01, 2015 by USDA
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) is expanding crop insurance coverage for ranchers to help them protect against loss of forage produced for feeding livestock. The Rainfall Index P
Feb 17, 2015 by USDA
A 75-million-bushel increase in forecast 2014/15 corn use for ethanol boosts expected supplies of distillers' grains reducing the outlook for feed and residual use and leaves ending stocks 50 million bushels lower this