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USDA Food Safety 16h
: Our recent USDA study reveals that individuals ARE putting themselves at risk of foodborne illness when they wash OR rinse raw poultry. 👀
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Farm Service Agency 19h
Nine Tennessee counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas. More information can be found here:
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Dept. of Agriculture 20h
Our study reveals that individuals are putting themselves at risk of illness when they wash or rinse raw poultry, as bacteria can easily spread to other surfaces & foods -
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Dept. of Agriculture 21h
The Lone Star State leads the nation in the number of beef cattle, accounting for over 14% of the U.S. total
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Dept. of Agriculture Aug 19
A USDA grant helps combat through big data & inventory management. Learn more in this article with agribusiness scholar Tim Richards
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USDA Forest Service Aug 19
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Rural Development Aug 19
⭐️Big news on a Monday!⭐️ Rural Business-Cooperative Service Administrator Bette Brand has announced that is awarding grants for projects in ALL 50 states + Puerto Rico to reduce energy costs via the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). Read up:
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Farmers.gov Aug 19
. offers a variety of risk management, disaster assistance, loan, and conservation programs to support your operation. Learn more with our Farmers’ Guide to 2018 USDA Farm Bill Programs.
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Dept. of Agriculture Aug 19
Congratulations to Brandon Lipps who was newly appointed as Deputy Under Secretary of the Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services (FNCS) & Pam Miller as Administrator of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) -
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Dept. of Agriculture Aug 19
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USDA Food Safety Aug 19
Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps children can take to avoid getting sick & spreading germs to others this school year. Many illnesses are spread by not washing hands with soap & clean, running water. Remind your kids to wash their hands & wash them often!
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Aug 19
From the largest National Forest in the U.S., , Alaska
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Aug 16
America’s farmers need a legal and reliable agricultural work force. Yesterday Deputy Secretary Censky toured farms in PA with Ministers from - this partnership to improve the H-2A program promotes legal immigration and helps our farmers find workers.
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Dept. of Agriculture Aug 17
We've announced additional flexibility to assist farmers & ranchers affected by floods and other extreme weather conditions -
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Dept. of Agriculture Aug 16
Today’s young people are innovators who will help feed a growing world population. Check out our resources which seek to engage & educate young people in agriculture -
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Aug 15
Today we announced that farmers will have an extra two months to pay their crop insurance premiums before interest will accrue. We recognize challenges faced by this year’s weather and want to be flexible where we can. More HERE:
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usdaRMA Aug 15
Today, announces additional relief to farmers and ranchers affected by floods & other natural disasters.
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Farmers.gov Aug 15
Are you looking for a farm loan? Options for your farm or ranch are just a few clicks away.
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Dept. of Agriculture Aug 15
Meet our next spotlight: Brandi Granderson studies law at . This summer, she was a legislative & public affairs intern with . Head over to our to see her takeover
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Dept. of Agriculture Aug 15
Food is unsafe to be eaten if it’s kept in an old-fashioned brown paper bag longer than 2 hours. Use an insulated lunch box to help maintain food at a safe temperature until lunchtime
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