USDA-ARS U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory adds vertical farming labs

AmplifiedAg, an agricultural technology company focused in controlled environment agriculture (CEA), was awarded the contract from the USDA Agricultur... more »

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USDA appoints new private-sector representatives

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack and Katherine Tai, U.S. trade representative, announced the appointment of 130 new private-sector represe... more »

USDA Announces $72.9 Million in Grant Funding Awarded to Support U.S. Specialty Crop Producers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced $72.9 million awarded to 55 states and territories throug... more »

USDA invests $33 million to support research, Extension and education projects

The USDA announced an investment of more than $33 million to support capacity-building efforts at 1890 land-grant universities. This investment, admin... more »

$320M in USDA funding aims to strengthen food supply chains in 19 states

Nineteen states are receiving a share of $320 million in federal funding designed to strengthen food supply chains and create agricultural business op... more »

USDA seeks input for Census of Agriculture questionnaire

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will end data collection for the 2022 Census of Agriculture on May 31. Producers who h... more »