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Alan Guebert says a hallmark of the Trump administration’s management of farm policy is picking fights that are as costly to win as they are to lose.

USDA’s Rural Development agency is investing nearly $60.5 million, the single largest dollar obligation in Ohio Rural Development history, to modernize rural water service in Belmont County.

The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded the University of California, Davis, $2.5 million for a national cow genomics project.

The USDA is aligning its Harmonized Good Agricultural Practices Audit Program with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule.

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Services seeks comments on the newly released National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standards, or food label standards.

The USDA Farm Service Agency will reopen enrollment for an improved Dairy Margin Protect Program. New enrollment will run from April 9 to June 1.

California is one step closer to being incorporated into the Federal Milk Marketing Order system. California dairies have from April 2-May 5 to accept or reject proposed FMMO.

New USDA website, Farmers.gov, will let farmers make appointments with USDA offices, file forms, and apply for USDA programs online.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue provides a list of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) services available during a government shutdown.

The Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity report is renewing a focus on rural America. But now the real work starts, says Editor Susan Crowell in this week's commentary.
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