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USDA releases stats, hired workers down and wage rates up

The USDA reported that there were 776,000 workers hired directly by farm operators on the nation's farms and ranches during the week of Oct. 8-14, 202... more »

USDA invests in American food and agriculture supply chains

USDA has announced that it is making investments that will strengthen American food and agriculture supply chains, expand markets for agricultural pro... more »

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map 2023 udpate

USDA unveils updated Plant Hardiness Zone Map

USDA released a new version of its Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM), updating this valuable tool for gardeners and researchers for the first time since... more »

CEA Alliance applauds bipartisan amendment

The CEA Alliance applauded the inclusion of a bipartisan amendment led by Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) to restore fu... more »

USDA offers Controlled Environment program for 2024

The USDA has announced a new crop insurance program designed for agricultural producers who use controlled environments in their operations. The new C... more »

USDA AmpLab

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 »