Recent Stories by USDA
Sep 30, 2020 by USDA
The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service continues to recognize the unprecedented challenge that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to trade. Here's the latest interim guidance for U.S. CBP ag specialists.
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.
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.
Nov 30, 2017 by USDA
Many people think of Foreign Service Officers (FSO) as sitting in offices or working in formal business settings. But for some FSOs, this is only part of their job.
Jun 23, 2017 by USDA
Wild birds likely introduced the virus to poultry operations in the Southeastern United States.
Feb 03, 2017 by USDA
The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) this week announced 11 grants totaling $3 million for Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) projects focused on plant and animal phenomi
May 04, 2016 by USDA
The USDA this week announced the availability of $6 million to fund research to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This funding is available through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), authorized b