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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.

More land planted in winter wheat in Ohio than there has been in a decade, and it is the most winter wheat planted in Pennsylvania since the 1970s.

Soybean production hit a record high in Ohio last year, but corn production was down in the state, as well as across the nation, according to a USDA report.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced another $325 million for “climate-smart” farming projects, bringing the total funding for the new Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities program to over $3 billion. 

The White House laid out a new strategy for addressing hunger and encouraging healthy eating and physical activity by 2030, Sept. 28, at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the first round of funding awarded to Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Sept. 14 from the main campus of Pennsylvania State University

U.S. farmland values continue to climb in 2022, following major commodity crop price increases earlier this year, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report, issued Aug. 5.

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey toured a North Side rec center to see the impact of the recently signed federal Keep Kids Fed Act.