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The USDA’s latest round of programs seek connect farmers to local food networks. Despite these efforts, it's still hard for local producers to get real help.

The Ohio office dedicated to helping farmers apply for the USDA's Discrimination Financial Assistance Program is now available for farmers to use.

The USDA announced on Aug. 23 that $72.9 million will be awarded to 55 states and territories through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is urging Ohioans to check their trees for Asian longhorned beetles or signs of the insects this August.

USDA will award nearly $30 million to 264 school districts across 44 states and the District of Columbia as part of its Healthy Meals Incentives Initiative.

USDA will begin providing additional, automatic financial assistance for qualifying guaranteed Farm Loan Programs borrowers who are facing financial risk.

Financial assistance applications are open for farmers, ranchers and forest landowners who experienced discrimination in USDA farm lending programs.

Through the Organic Market Development Grant Program up to $75 million will fund projects to improve markets for domestically-produced organic goods.

The goal of the Appalachian Regional Food Business Center, created in partnership with Rural Action, is to build resilient local and regional food systems.

Lady Buggs Pharm honors ancestral ties to her urban garden which grows traditional fruits and vegetables as well as medicinal plants.