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The Glacial Lake Cranberries farm, located in Cranmoor, Wisconsin, has been in Mary Brown’s family since 1923. Learn how we partnered with Mary to implement a sustainable plan for her 143-year-old property.
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FEMA Region 3 25m
AFTER THE STORM- 🧐 📣 Listen to local officials 📲 stay in touch with loved ones via social media, text apps ⚡️Beware of damaged, wet utility equipment 👩‍🔧Get a pro to check wires, mold, damage BEFORE re-entering buildings 📸document damage for insurance claims
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USDA APHIS 2h
USDA 1890 Scholar Kayla Graham is a biology major and chemistry minor at . USDA’s 1890 National Scholars Program provides selected students attending 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities with scholarships and employment.
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“I’ve waited my whole career for this kind of tool,” says Shane Green w/ about new app that will help him better help .
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Dept. of Agriculture 2h
Yesterday, we announced a $398.5 million investment to improve rural electric service in 13 states. Learn more:
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Dept. of Agriculture 3h
During times of disaster, works with state, local & voluntary organizations to: ✔️Provide food for shelters ✔️Distribute food packages directly to households in need ✔️Issue Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits
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Sec. Sonny Perdue 18h
To help school children affected by in North Carolina, is providing free meals thru School Lunch Program. This will benefit more than 284,000 kids in 31 school districts. is there to help in time of need. Details:
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Dept. of Agriculture 18h
All students in affected disaster areas in North Carolina will have access to free school meals provided by our National School Lunch Program through October 26. Learn more:
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Sec. Sonny Perdue 21h
Visiting Sandy River Farms, owned and operated by the York Family for nearly 50 years. Their 600 acre organic dairy and crop organization has utilized USDA programs over the years and is still thriving.
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USDA Nutrition 21h
Include kids in meal prep! Teach them about & discuss which ingredients fall into each food group.
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FEMA 22h
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If your home was damaged or if you had flood loss due to , start the recovery process by filing your homeowner’s and flood insurance claims. Insurance is the most effective tool for recovery. More on filing a flood insurance claim:
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Dept. of Agriculture 22h
There’s a new kind of plastic in town: bioplastics, made from renewable resources. Learn how USDA offers a range of support and programs to increase the research, development & buyer/consumer awareness of this new industrial revolution for plastics
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Sec. Sonny Perdue 22h
Sitting down w/ , Commissioner Whitcomb and community leaders in Farmington to address how USDA can partner w/ rural areas to help combat the opioid epidemic. Maine is among the top 10 states w/ highest rates of death related to opioids in the nation.
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USDA Food Safety 23h
If you’re 65 or older, you’re more likely to get seriously ill from some types of . Prevention tips:
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Sec. Sonny Perdue 23h
Starting off our day in Maine at Franklin Memorial Hospital with , touring the facilities and discussing the importance of broadband connectivity for rural hospitals.
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FEMA Sep 19
Every disaster is different & each person has unique needs after . A variety of resources may be available to help with recovery: ☑Call 2-1-1 to connect with local sources of help. ☑ connects you with federal or voluntary organization resources.
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Farm Service Agency 24h
Safety in numbers - enroll in our 2018 safety net coverage for your farm! Farmers without generic base acres have until Sept. 28 to enroll.
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U.S. Forest Service 24h
As of this morning, there are 69 large burning on more than 1.5 million acres of federal, state, and tribal land. Nearly, 9,700 interagency personnel are currently fighting these fires.
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Rural Development Sep 19
JUST RELEASED- USDA Partners to Improve Electric Infrastructure for More Than 347,000 Rural Americans Across 13 States:
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Dept. of Agriculture Sep 19
Secretary Sonny spoke with about how North Carolina farmers affected by can receive relief assistance through USDA programs. Learn how we can help:
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