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GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: Commodity Commission Appointments Announced

Recently, the Georgia Agriculture Commodity Commissions ex officio committee confirmed appointments to several commodity commissions. » Read More

UNITED FRESH PRODUCE ASSOCIATION: Fifth Annual Brandstorm™ Moves to Austin, Tx

United Fresh’s fifth annual BrandStorm™ will take place in Austin, TX after four consecutive years in San Francisco, CA. » Read More

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE: Healthy Stores Refrigeration Grant Program Awards More Than 2.8 Million

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announces more than $2.8 million in funding is being made available to 28 small businesses, community-based organizations and local governments throughout California in the first round of the Healthy Stores Refrigeration Grant Program. » Read More

NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: Visit to Camden County farm celebrates youths learning about agriculture

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher, along with state and federal officials today visited Free Haven Farms in Lawnside to highlight local produce and agricultural education » Read More

COLORADO FARM BUREAU: A ‘Goldilocks’ June Employment Report

With a headline number of 224,000 new jobs, the June jobs report could not have hit the sweet spot any better. Had it come in over 250,000, market anticipation of future Federal Reserve interest rate increases could have pulled hundreds off the Dow Jones Index. » Read More

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GEORGIA FARM BUREAU: Patsie T. Cannon Receives GFB Commodity Award

Patsie T. Cannon received the 2019 Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) Commodity Award during the GFB Commodity Conference held Aug. 8 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus. » Read More

VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: New federal program can aid Virginia dairy farmers

“Dairy farmers have been struggling with low milk prices and other challenges for the past several years and we are losing dairy farms at the rate of one a week,” says Dr. Jewel Bronaugh, Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. “Now potential help is available from the USDA in the form of the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program.” » Read More

AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: Farmfest Welcomes Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will make a stop at Minnesota Farmfest this year to participate in the House Agriculture Committee’s listening session on the farm economy. » Read More

NEBRASKA FARM BUREAU: Nebraska Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Leaders Ask Congress to Move Forward on USMCA

During a national affairs trip to Washington, D.C., members of Nebraska Farm Bureau’s (NEFB) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Committee asked for more economic stability and pushed for the passage of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) this fall. » Read More

COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: Colorado food business testifies on Capitol Hill in support of state trade and export programs

The International Markets division of the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is proud to have helped support FlapJacked, a Colorado-based food company on its journey to testifying in Washington, D.C. » Read More

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