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A Thanksgiving Message

A Thanksgiving Message

By Karen Macdonald - Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Across America, millions of people will be sitting down to a laden Thanksgiving Day table, many enjoying a bountiful meal of turkey and all the trimmings. Thanksgiving is an opportune time to appreciate the farmers and ranchers responsible for raising the food we enjoy today and every day. More than three million farmers work diligently, day in and day out, to raise safe, abundant and affordable food. Read More »

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Women’s History Month: Highlights from USDA’s #womeninag Series

Women’s History Month: Highlights from USDA’s #womeninag Series

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Thursday, April 2, 2015

In honor of Women’s History Month in March, the USDA blog featured a series devoted to four notable women in agriculture. Here are some highlights of what they had to say: Read More »

March 2015 Preview: Women’s History Month, Crop Insurance Deadline and AgDay

March 2015 Preview: Women’s History Month, Crop Insurance Deadline and AgDay

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Sunday, March 1, 2015

Unless you are reading this from Florida, the view out your window, or nearby, likely includes a dusting (or more) of snow. This year’s record-breaking winter has increased hay demand and stalled the maple syrup season. And while March 1 is considered the meteorological spring in the United States, we will have to wait until March 20 to officially welcome Spring and a prelude to a bevy of planting activity as farmers work to get early crops into the ground. Read More »

February 2015 Preview: Black History Month, Industry Events and Celebrations

February 2015 Preview: Black History Month, Industry Events and Celebrations

By Olga Zvinyatskovskaya - Sunday, February 1, 2015

The shortest month of the year is chock full of celebrations and events, from honoring the contributions of our nation’s black citizens to celebrating love. Here’s what’s happening this month: Read More »