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USDA preparing for 2026 International Year of the Woman Farmer

The USDA is releasing how it plans to celebrate international women farmers. The United Nations has designated 2026 as the International Year of th... more »

TDA opens National Organic Certification Cost Share Program applications

The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) has opened applications for the National Organic Cost Share Reimbursement Program, which provides financial ... more »

USDA proposing altering import produce inspection fees

Imported produce fee changes are being proposed. The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is proposing altering the regulations governing the ... more »

USDA increases insurance options for specialty, organic growers

Organic farming practice for apples, pears, prunes, figs, fresh and processing tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage, and almonds and walnuts are to see benefit... more »

UPDATED: Organic Trade Association receives USDA market promotion funds

UPDATED: The U.S. organic industry is among the commodity groups and trade associations receiving federal funds for promotion and market development f... more »

USDA webinar opens grant application process for disadvantaged farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to introduce individuals to its grant application process benefiting underserved and disadvantaged far... more »

A win for farmers: USDA grants aid organic market development

The USDA recently announced an investment of $40.5 million in grants through the Organic Market Development Grant program. This initiative, compris... more »

US exporters sought for USDA’s trade mission to Vietnam

The USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service is now accepting applications from current and potential U.S. exporters for an upcoming trade mission to Vietn... more »

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