USDA Opens More Land for Emergency Haying and Grazing

USDA Opens More Land for Emergency Haying and Grazing

Action to Provide Help for Producers Dealing with Persistent Drought in Montana,North Dakota and South Dakota WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017 – Today, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is authorizing the use of additional Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands for emergency grazing and haying in and around portions of […]

USDA Technology Transfer Report Highlights “Made in America” Research

USDA Technology Transfer Report Highlights “Made in America” Research

(WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) research generated 244 new inventions and 109 patent applications in the 2016 fiscal year. These innovations included an anti-cancer drug derived from Omega-3 fatty acids, sensors to help prevent bridge collapses, gene-silencing technology that controls mosquito […]

U.S., China Sign Historic Agreement to Provide Market Access for U.S. Rice Exports

U.S., China Sign Historic Agreement to Provide Market Access for U.S. Rice Exports

U.S., China Sign Historic Agreement to Provide Market Access for U.S. Rice Exports | USDA Skip to main content Release & Contact Info Press Release Release No. 0072.17 Contact: USDA PressPhone: (202) 720-4623Email: press@oc.usda.gov (WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017) – Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has reached agreement […]