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Greenhouse Gas Report to Assist Producers Facing Climate Challenges

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:00pm
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released a report that, for the first time, provides uniform scientific methods for quantifying the changes in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and carbon storage from various land management and conservation activities.
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USDA Implements Key Farm Bill Crop Insurance Provision

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:00pm
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced continued progress in implementing provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill that will strengthen and expand insurance coverage options for farmers and ranchers.
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USDA Announces Grants to Help Veterans and Minority Farmers Get Started in Agriculture

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:00pm
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 — Today, USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced the availability of over $9 million in outreach and technical assistance for minority farmers and ranchers and military veterans that are new to farming and ranching.
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