Posts in category General

Posted on 07/11/2014 at 12:00 AM by Shannon Hoyle

Written by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Originally posted on June 27, 2014. Agriculture is one of the brightest spots in...

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Posted on 03/12/2014 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

In remarks at the National Farmers Union National Convention, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced new and expanded efforts to connect...

Posted on 01/09/2014 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Registration is now open for the joint 16th Annual National Value Added Agricultural Conference and the Northeast Regional Center for...

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Posted on 05/09/2013 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

With the window to respond to the 2012 Census of Agriculture officially closing on May 31, the U.S. Department of...

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Posted on 04/11/2013 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's statistical arm said it would restore some agricultural reports it had suspended because of automatic...

Posted on 01/18/2013 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

As the Drought of 2012 continues into 2013, USDA has updated its Disaster and Drought Assistance website, include the map...

Posted on 01/09/2013 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

The 2013 Small Farms Webinar series from the University of Illinois will be held on Thursday afternoons at 1:00 pm,...

Posted on 12/12/2012 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Average Iowa farmland value is estimated to be $8,296 per acre, an increase of 23.7 percent from 2011, according to...

Posted on 12/04/2012 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service plans to begin mailing materials for the 2012 Census of Agriculture in late December. Conducted...

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Posted on 11/06/2012 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Almost a third of U.S. farm households generate income by engaging in business ventures independent of commodity production, with distinctly...

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