Posts in category Local/Regional Foods

Posted on 05/24/2017 at 12:00 AM by Shannon Hoyle

Mark Anderson, owner of Champoeg Farm in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, easily listed the ways in which his turkey...

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Posted on 01/27/2016 at 03:20 PM by Shannon Hoyle

USDA Rural Development’s just released 2015 Progress Report highlights the many ways that the Agency’s investments in businesses and communities...

Posted on 11/10/2015 at 01:07 PM by Laura Klaes

As we take time this week to honor America’s veterans, we are also thinking about how we can improve the...

Posted on 08/05/2015 at 12:00 AM by Laura Klaes

Demand for fresh lamb from ­five star restaurants drives Bob Corio’s use of cover crops and better forages that provide...

Posted on 07/28/2015 at 12:00 AM by Laura Klaes

According to the 2012 Census of Agriculture, there are over five million head of sheep and lambs in the United...

Posted on 07/20/2015 at 12:00 AM by Laura Klaes

Since 2009, USDA has invested in 29,100 local food opportunities, including food hubs, small scale processing and farmers markets across...

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Posted on 07/10/2015 at 12:00 AM by Laura Klaes

Cross-posted from the White House Rural Council blog: At USDA, we understand the enormous market potential of local food. Industry...

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Posted on 07/01/2015 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Blog article reprinted with permission from Craig A. Morris, Agricultural Marketing Service Livestock, Poultry, and Seed Program Deputy Administrator. 100...

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Posted on 05/13/2015 at 12:00 AM by Laura Klaes

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is making $30 million available to farmers, ranchers and food entrepreneurs to develop...

Posted on 02/19/2015 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced the availability of $9 million in...