Tuesday, November 28, 2023
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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.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it is expanding double crop insurance in almost 1,500 counties July 12.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making major investments in resilience and competition for the nation's food system. These investments follow supply chain challenges and other issues from the COVID-19 pandemic and, more recently, Russia’s attack on Ukraine. 

Data collection for the USDA's first national agroforestry survey ends April 5.