Recent Stories by USDA
Jul 20, 2020 by USDA
USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced changes to the Livestock Gross Margin (LGM) insurance program for cattle and swine beginning in the 2021 crop year.
May 08, 2020 by USDA
Meatpacking facilities have resumed operations this week following the President's Executive Order directing facilities to implement CDC and OSHA guidelines created for the meat sector response to COVID-19.
May 06, 2020 by USDA
U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue sent two letters to Governors across the nation and leadership of major meat processing companies outlining expectations for the implementation of President Trump's executive order.
Mar 12, 2020 by USDA
The EPA announced a method for conducting biological evaluations to assure pesticide registration review actions under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) do not jeopardize endangered species.
Feb 20, 2020 by USDA
The Agriculture Innovation Agenda is a department-wide initiative to align resources, programs, and research to position American agriculture to better meet future global demands.
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.