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5/17/16 Port State Measures Agreement to Enter Into Force John Kerry 5/17/16 USDA Announces $10.7 Million Available For Critical Water Research Thomas Vilsack 5/16/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces $130 Million Available for Foundational Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Thomas Vilsack 5/16/16 U.S. Beef Arrives in Recently Reopened South African Market Thomas Vilsack 5/12/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Climate Smart Agriculture and Forestry Results, Additional $72.3 Million Soil Health Investment to Support Paris Agreement Thomas Vilsack 5/06/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Opens USDA Farmers Market for the 21st Season Thomas Vilsack 5/06/16 USDA Awards $39.3 Million in Loans and Grants to Support Economic Development in Rural Areas Thomas Vilsack 5/04/16 USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities Thomas Vilsack 5/03/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Open Prairie Rural Opportunities Fund Thomas Vilsack 5/03/16 USDA Awards $16 Million for Research into Sustainable Crop and Livestock Production Methods Thomas Vilsack 5/02/16 USDA Announces $6 Million in Available Funding for Antimicrobial Resistance Research Thomas Vilsack 4/29/16 USDA Unveils New 'Urban Agriculture Toolkit' for Urban Farmers and Agri-business Entrepreneurs Thomas Vilsack 4/21/16 USDA Announces $22 Million Available for Research to Combat Citrus Greening Thomas Vilsack 4/18/16 USDA Announces $4.7 Million Available in Grants for Food Safety Training, Outreach and Technical Assistance Thomas Vilsack 4/12/16 USDA Expands Safety-Net for Dairy Operations Adding Next-Generation Family Members Thomas Vilsack 4/05/16 USDA Reports Record Growth In U.S. Organic Producers Thomas Vilsack 4/01/16 USDA Announces over $90 Million Available to Support Local Food Systems, Specialty Crop Producers Thomas Vilsack 3/31/16 Federal, Philanthropic Partners Join to Strengthen Local Food Supply Chains Thomas Vilsack 3/28/16 Just in Time for National Garden Month: USDA Launches "Plant a Window Box for Pollinators" Using New People's Garden Initiative Website Thomas Vilsack 3/24/16 USDA Offers New Toolkit to Assess Economic Impact of Local Foods Thomas Vilsack 3/22/16 USDA Awards $8.5 Million to Improve Communities' Water Sources Thomas Vilsack 3/21/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Historic Agreements for U.S.-Cuba Agriculture Sectors Thomas Vilsack 3/18/16 USDA Announces Rural Schools Payments Thomas Vilsack 3/15/16 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on National Agriculture Day Thomas Vilsack 3/14/16 USDA Launches Online MyPlate, MyWins Challenge, Available Throughout National Nutrition Month Thomas Vilsack 3/14/16 United States Secures Full Access for U.S. Beef and Beef Products to Peru Thomas Vilsack 3/11/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Join President Obama and Cabinet Delegation on Travel to Cuba Thomas Vilsack 3/08/16 Attorney General Lynch Discusses Department's Efforts to Protect Consumers From Unsafe Dietary Supplements Loretta Lynch 3/01/16 Blog: How the Biggest Changes in Our Nation's Nutrition Programs in a Generation Came to Be, Part I Thomas Vilsack 2/29/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces $18 Million Available to Support Research and Teaching at Historically Black Land-Grant Universities Thomas Vilsack 2/18/16 USDA Expands Insurance Options for Farmers Transitioning to Certified Organic Agriculture Thomas Vilsack 2/11/16 USDA Sees Strong Demand for Conservation Reserve Program Thomas Vilsack 2/11/16 USDA Secretary Vilsack Announces $58.25 Million to Protect Agriculture and Plants from Pests and Diseases Through 2014 Farm Bill Section 10007 Thomas Vilsack 2/09/16 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on Farm Income Forecasts for 2016 Thomas Vilsack 2/08/16 USDA Awards $20 Million in Grants for Citrus Greening Research Thomas Vilsack 2/04/16 10 #USDAResults in Conservation and Forestry You Should Know Thomas Vilsack 2/03/16 USDA Awards More Than $30 Million in Grants for Food Safety and Plant Health Improvements Thomas Vilsack 1/29/16 Blog: Earned Income Tax Credit Can Help Rural Families Thomas Vilsack 1/26/16 Obama Administration Partnering with Lake Village, AR, and Other Communities to Boost Local Foods, Neighborhood Revitalization; Local Foods, Local Places Encourages Creative Economic Development in Rural and Urban Communities in 22 States Gina McCarthy 1/25/16 Obama Administration to Partner with 27 Communities to Boost Neighborhood Revitalization through Local Food Enterprises Anthony Foxx 1/25/16 Obama Administration to Partner with 27 Communities to Boost Neighborhood Revitalization through Local Food Enterprises Thomas Vilsack 1/25/16 Obama Administration to Partner with 27 Communities to Boost Neighborhood Revitalization through Local Food Enterprises Gina McCarthy 1/21/16 Progress Report: USDA Investments Make Big Impact for Rural America in 2015 Thomas Vilsack 1/15/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces Expansion of USDA's StrikeForce Initiative in Ohio Thomas Vilsack 1/15/16 USDA's StrikeForce Initiative Invests $23.5 Billion in Rural Communities, Expands to Four New States Thomas Vilsack 1/14/16 USDA Announces $8.8 Million Available to Support Food and Agricultural Sciences Education at Hispanic-Serving Institutions Thomas Vilsack 1/10/16 America Farm Bureau Federation Town Hall Thomas Vilsack 1/07/16 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Expanded Market Access for U.S. Poultry, Pork and Beef Exports to South Africa Thomas Vilsack 1/06/16 Bob Stallman Appreciation Day Transcript Thomas Vilsack 1/06/16 Blog: Introducing USDA Results, a Year-Long Storytelling Effort of the Obama Administration's Work on Behalf of Those Living, Working and Raising Families in Rural America Thomas Vilsack 12/22/15 USDA Shares 2015 Results: Building a Stronger Rural America through Partnership, Progress and Promise Thomas Vilsack 12/15/15 USDA Removes Farm Program Payments to Managers Not Actively Engaged in Farming Thomas Vilsack 12/10/15 USDA Announces $40 Million Available to Help Ranchers Restore Sage Grouse Habitat Thomas Vilsack 12/10/15 USDA Announces Funding Available for Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Programs Thomas Vilsack 12/01/15 USDA Begins 49th Enrollment Period for the Conservation Reserve Program Thomas Vilsack 11/24/15 Statement from Secretary Tom Vilsack on Updated 2015 U.S. Farm Income Forecast Thomas Vilsack 11/17/15 Blog: USDA Makes First Visit to Cuba Since 1961 Thomas Vilsack 11/17/15 USDA Announces Investments in Rural Community Facilities To Enhance Rural Health and Public Safety Thomas Vilsack 11/17/15 USDA Helps Schools Connect with Local Farmers and Ranchers Thomas Vilsack 11/16/15 USDA Awards $18 Million for 1890 Land-Grant Universities Research, Education and Extension Activities Thomas Vilsack 11/12/15 EPA and Partners Launch Challenge to Recycle Nutrients from Livestock Waste Gina McCarthy 10/26/15 USDA Issues Safety-Net Payments to Farmers Facing Market Downturn Thomas Vilsack 10/23/15 Senate Vote on the Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2015 John Kerry 10/19/15 Remarks by the President at Roundtable with Business Leaders Pres. Barack Obama 10/07/15 New USDA Fact Sheets Illustrate State-by-State Benefits of Trans-Pacific Partnership Thomas Vilsack 10/07/15 Nation's Ag Co-ops Set Records for Income and Revenue Thomas Vilsack 10/05/15 Our Ocean Town Hall Event in Valparaiso, Chile John Kerry 10/05/15 Remarks at the Opening of the 2015 Our Ocean Conference John Kerry 10/05/15 USDA Awards $113 Million to Support Specialty Crop Production, Grow Opportunities for Rural Communities Thomas Vilsack 10/05/15 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Regarding the Agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Thomas Vilsack 10/02/15 USDA Awards $34.3 Million to Support Communities' Local Foods Infrastructure, Increase Access to Fruits and Vegetables Funding Supports Local Food Systems, Farmers Markets and Healthier Eating for SNAP Participants Thomas Vilsack 10/01/15 Blog: Protecting the People Who Help Feed Us Thomas Perez 9/28/15 USDA Announces $8.8 Million to Support a Diverse Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers Thomas Vilsack 9/22/15 USDA Extends Dairy Margin Protection Program Deadline Thomas Vilsack 9/22/15 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Failure to Pass Food, Farm and Jobs Bill Thomas Vilsack 9/16/15 EPA and USDA Join Private Sector, Charitable Organizations to Set Nation's First Goals to Reduce Wasted Food Gina McCarthy 9/15/15 USDA Awards 45 Projects to Advance the Next Generation of Natural Resources Conservation Thomas Vilsack 9/11/15 New Report Shows Farm to School Grants Have Increased Likelihood that 6.9 Million Kids Will Eat More Healthy Food at School, Created New Local Market Opportunities for Farmers Thomas Vilsack 9/02/15 Remarks by the President after Visit with Fishermen Pres. Barack Obama 8/27/15 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Passing of Amelia Boynton Robinson Thomas Vilsack 8/25/15 Statement from Secretary Tom Vilsack on Updated 2015 U.S. Farm Income Forecast Thomas Vilsack 8/13/15 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Updated Forecast for U.S. Agricultural Exports Thomas Vilsack 8/01/15 Secretary Vilsack and USDA and New Mexico Officials Launch National Farmers Market Week Thomas Vilsack 7/30/15 $12M in Grants to Benefit Vulnerable Children and Youth in Cocoa Growing Areas of Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana Thomas Perez 7/28/15 Remarks by President Obama During Tour of Faffa Food Factory Pres. Barack Obama 7/28/15 Remarks as Delivered by Agriculture Secretary Vilsack at Avian Influenza Outbreak Conference in Des Moines, Iowa Thomas Vilsack 7/24/15 USDA, Microsoft to Launch "Innovation Challenge" to Address Food Resiliency Thomas Vilsack 7/23/15 USDA Broadens Crop Insurance Options for Fruit and Nut Producers Thomas Vilsack 7/22/15 Blog - G20 Countries Join Together to Reduce Food Waste Thomas Vilsack 7/20/15 Workers Affected by California Drought to Receive Temporary Employment Thomas Perez 7/16/15 Administrator Gina McCarthy, Remarks at National Corn Growers Association, As Prepared Gina McCarthy 7/16/15 USDA Announces Three New Centers of Excellence with a Consortium of 1890 Colleges and Universities Thomas Vilsack 7/15/15 Remarks by Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew at The Harnessing the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development Event at Financing For Development Jacob Lew 7/15/15 USDA Announces Conservation Incentives for Working Grass, Range and Pasture Lands Thomas Vilsack 7/14/15 Remarks by Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew at the Plenary Session of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development Jacob Lew 7/14/15 Secretary Vilsack Proclaims August 2-8 National Farmers Market Week Thomas Vilsack 7/13/15 USDA Proposes New Ways to Help Meet Nutrition Needs of Low-Income, Homebound Seniors and People with Disabilities Thomas Vilsack 7/10/15 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces the Selection of Dr. Robert Johansson as USDA Chief Economist Thomas Vilsack 7/10/15 Record Number of Farmers and Ranchers Certified Under 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Compliance Thomas Vilsack 7/01/15 Blog: Local Foods, Local Places Delivers Benefits in Rural America Anthony Foxx

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