Leadership on #food, #agriculture, natural resources, #rural development, #nutrition, & related issues based on public policy, science, & effective management.

Washington, DC
Joined July 2009
As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy, we reflect on our commitment and shared history toward advancing civil rights for all Americans. Let's honor Dr. King through service as we challenge you to volunteer, serve and lead today and every day! #MLKDay
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We’ve come a long way! There’s no telling what the next 6 decades can bring if we keep giving to charities together. Tomorrow is your LAST chance to give through the 2021 CFC campaign. Celebrate the past 60 years by continuing the legacy at GiveCFC.org #GiveCFC
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.@USDA to Invest up to $225 Million in Partner-Driven Conservation on Agricultural and Forest Land go.usa.gov/xtjp2
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Dept. of Agriculture retweeted
Get the latest on the ag economy and commodity markets, hear USDA’s commodity supply and demand forecasts, and more! Register today for @USDA’s 2022 Agricultural Outlook Forum. usda.gov/oce/ag-outlook-foru… #AgOutlook
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Dept. of Agriculture retweeted
The January WASDE was just released usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde… #OATT
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We're investing $9 million in new Cooperative Extension and USDA Climate Hubs partnerships to bolster climate research and connect and share climate-smart solutions directly with the agricultural community ➡️ go.usa.gov/xtbc9
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Today we celebrate the first time milk was delivered in sterilized glass bottles back in 1878. Raise a glass and be sure to thank the dairy farmers who produce it 🐮🥛 #NationalMilkDay
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.@USDA awarded $50 million for projects that assist historically underserved farmers, including beginning, limited resource, socially disadvantaged, and veterans. go.usa.gov/xt2Yc
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.@USDA strengthens key conservation programs to support climate smart ag, including expanding Conservation Incentive Contracts nationwide and launching new Cover Crop Initiative. go.usa.gov/xt4MA
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The end is near! Will you join us by doing something BIG to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Combined Federal Campaign? Consider making a $60 monthly gift to a charity that means the most to you! Donate today 👉 GiveCFC.org #GiveCFC
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Dept. of Agriculture retweeted
USDA’s Nat’l Ag Research Extension, Education & Economics Advisory Board Specialty Crop Committee hosts a virtual public meeting via Zoom on Jan. 19-20, 2022. Pre-register (required) by emailing nareee@usda.gov. More: go.usa.gov/xtYFB | #USDAScience
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Today we announced an adjustment in school meal reimbursements to help schools continue to serve children healthy and nutritious meals. This move will put an estimated $750 million more into school meal programs across the nation this year
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Dept. of Agriculture retweeted
African swine fever (ASF) is a virus that affects both domestic and wild pigs, spreads quickly and kills most pigs that get it. ASF doesn’t impact humans and is not a food safety issues, but we need to know the signs and report sick pigs. Learn more here: aphis.usda.gov/publications/…
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Dept. of Agriculture retweeted
Our action plan for a fairer, more competitive, and more resilient meat and poultry supply chain is a good thing for consumers and a great thing for farmers.
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Learn how USDA is working to build a fairer, more competitive, and more resilient meat and poultry supply chain ⬇️
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Dept. of Agriculture retweeted
Last year, I visited with the Korbs, a young family who are planning to build exactly the type of meat processing facility our plan is designed to help. Their three big reasons behind it are: to create jobs, a more resilient supply chain, and a future on the farm for their son.
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Dept. of Agriculture retweeted
Folks, please get vaccinated and boosted.
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Dept. of Agriculture retweeted
ARS is now accepting collaborative research proposals from 1890 Faculty & ARS scientists for the 1890 Faculty Research Sabbatical Program which provides faculty at 1890 land-grant universities an opportunity to participate in a residency at ARS. go.usa.gov/xt37a #1890LGU
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