Tag: USDA

Missouri farmers make progress in harvest, despite rainy conditions

| October 17, 2017

Farmers have made progress statewide this harvest season, according to the USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report.

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USDA Suspends CRP Enrollment

| October 12, 2017

The Department of Agriculture announced this week that it would process many pending eligible offers for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program.

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USDA Announces Farm Safety Net Payments

| October 5, 2017

The Department of Agriculture announced this week that more than $9.6 billion in payments would be made through farm safety net programs.

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Harvest in full swing, according to USDA

| September 19, 2017

Almost a full week of field work allowed Missouri farmers to jump ahead with harvest.

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Senator Roberts Wants Farm Bill to Target SNAP Fraud

| September 14, 2017

Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts has indicated he wants to use the farm bill as a way to target fraud in the food stamp program.

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Secretary Perdue Statement on President Trump’s Tax Reform Agenda

| September 7, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today reiterated his strong support for President Trump’s tax reform agenda, as the president outlined today in North Dakota.

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USDA Helps Hurricane Harvey Evacuees

| September 5, 2017

USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service has issued special procedures that give all states flexibility in providing expedited Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to families who have evacuated their homes and moved outside the State of Texas as a result of Hurricane Harvey.

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Perdue Unveils New USDA Ethics App for Executive Branch Employees

| August 24, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Ethics App is the first of its kind in the federal government and reaffirms Perdue’s commitment to applying President Trump’s government-wide ethics standards to the department.

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Rainy week leads to progress on Crop Progress and Condition Report

| August 22, 2017

With an average of 1.33 inches of precipitation last week, the Crop Progress and Condition Report shows crops around the state are growing as planned, although the condition of crops is scattered.

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