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An internship with the Federal government is a great way to get real-world experience while working on your college degree or as you begin your professional career. Apply to our OneUSDA Internship Program today! Applications close on Jan. 18, 2019 -
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The percent of crop & livestock farmland acres grown with cover crops doubled nationally from 2010 to 2015 – learn more
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USDA Nutrition Dec 7
Have you ever wondered how school meals are selected? Well, and conducted a taste test event with our state partners today!
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Dec 7
Seventy-seven years ago, on December 7, 1941, the United States was dragged into World War II by the surprise Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor. I'll be there later today for ceremonies honoring survivors and those who perished.
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Dept. of Agriculture Dec 7
When traveling with your pet(s), there may be animal health requirements specific for that destination – learn more
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Dept. of Agriculture Dec 7
Our National Agricultural Library has launched a new digital exhibit called “Small Agriculture.” This exhibit showcases 3 small-scale farming & niche agricultural initiatives that USDA has supported since its establishment. Explore the digital exhibit:
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Dept. of Agriculture Dec 6
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act & the 175th commemoration of the Oregon Trail. Special thank you to , , & Beaver State residents for making this year's possible!
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Dept. of Agriculture Dec 6
The magnificent 75-feet Noble Fir, the first ever noble fir, began its trek from Oregon’s on November 3
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Dept. of Agriculture Dec 6
Spectators are gathering on the West Lawn of the , awaiting at the lighting ceremony for the . Watch LIVE at 5:00 p.m. ET:
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The World Food Prize Dec 6
Do you want to take part in ground-breaking research? Wallace-Carver Fellows get to collaborate with world-renowned scientists & policymakers at leading research centers across the country. Apply today for this prestigious opportunity: .
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Dept. of Agriculture Dec 6
U.S. beef gains new market access in Morocco - 2018 is the first year that U.S. beef & poultry exporters have access to Morocco’s market under the terms of the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement. Details:
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USDA-ARS Dec 6
The colors may be fading but we’re still enjoying the last few leaves hanging on to 🍂
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Dec 6
Nutritious school meals don't do anyone any good if kids just throw them into the trash. So we're empowering local schools by providing more options to serve healthy AND appetizing food. We're publishing our final rule in the Federal Register. Details:
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USDA Team Nutrition Dec 6
Responding to the Needs of Local Schools, USDA Publishes School Meals Final Rule: More Flexibility on Milk, Whole Grains, and Sodium Provides Options to Schools
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U.S. Forest Service Dec 6
The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony is today at 5 p.m. Eastern time. You can watch it live on the Willamette National Forest’s Facebook page:
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Dept. of Agriculture Dec 6
Are you a student looking for a career in government while gaining work experience in agriculture, natural resources, rural development & other fields? Apply for our OneUSDA Internship Program today!
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Dept. of Agriculture Dec 6
Since 1970 our has provided the . The 47-year-old holiday tradition kicks off tonight on the West Lawn of Capitol Hill. So why is the tree called "The People's Tree" & how does it differ from ?
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Dec 4
Helping light the USDA Christmas Tree, old friend . Known worldwide for work with & , he's also a renowned tree farmer and conservationist. Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year in 1999 and belts out a mean version of Georgia On My Mind.
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U.S. Forest Service Dec 4
In 1992, President George H. W. Bush traveled to the Sequoia National Forest to sign an agreement to preserve, protect, and restore the Giant Sequoia Groves. A giant sequoia tree, designated the George Bush tree, still stands today in commemoration of this event.
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USDA Food Safety Dec 4
OUTBREAK UPDATE: 5 million more pounds of ground beef products recalled. Check your freezer for ground beef labeled “EST. 267,” usually found inside USDA mark of inspection, and return to store or throw it away.
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