The United States Department of Agriculture released a reminder this week to producers about changes mandated in the 2014 Farm Bill. The stipulation requires all producers to have a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification, form AD-1026, on file with their local Farm Service Agency Office.
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The committee provides impartial scientific advice to federal agencies to use in developing integrated food safety systems from farm to table and to ensure food safety in domestic and imported foods.
Two U.S. Senators mock the idea of “Meatless Monday” at the United States Department of Agriculture with “Meat Monday”.
450 projects have been selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, including 10 in Texas, that are focused on helping agricultural producers and rural small businesses reduce energy consumption and costs.
The Milk Income Loss Contract program helps dairy producers when milk prices drop below a specific level.
“American agriculture continues to apply the latest in technology, and achieve a nearly unparalleled level of productivity,” said U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
The Repowering Assistance Program provides funding to biorefineries that were working on or before June 18th, 2008.
The new meal requirements are part of the “Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act,” which was heavily supported by Ms. Obama.
Last year, more than $1.8 million spanning 66 projects were funded across Texas through the REAP program.
The agency has not announced which offices are being closed, or which areas will be affected as of yet.