USDA Implements New Framework Focused on Improving Nutrition and Food Security
Food
USDA Implements New Framework Focused on Improving Nutrition and Food Security
2022-06-08 21:24:19
by Alexa Hornbeck

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is currently working to implement a new framework aimed at transforming food systems, especially for underserved communities. “It’s a new way of thinking about how to transform the food system to meet the... Read More

USDA Announces $1 Billion for Climate-Smart Projects, Attempts to Create Commodity
In The News
USDA Announces $1 Billion for Climate-Smart Projects, Attempts to Create Commodity
2022-02-17 18:16:36
by Kate Michael

WASHINGTON — The USDA recently announced a $1 billion investment in pilot projects to support farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners that choose to implement climate-smart conservation practices. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is positioning the initiative as a way to... Read More

Vilsack Puts Focus on Food, Nutrition Insecurity
Agriculture
Vilsack Puts Focus on Food, Nutrition Insecurity
2021-03-05 14:36:53
by Kate Michael

WASHINGTON — Just over a week after he was confirmed as head of the United States Department of Agriculture for the second time, Tom Vilsack doubled down on his efforts to solve both food and nutrition insecurity around the nation. ... Read More

Vilsack Emerges as Biden’s Top Candidate to Lead Agriculture Department
Agriculture
Vilsack Emerges as Biden's Top Candidate to Lead Agriculture Department

WASHINGTON — Former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack has emerged as a leading candidate for secretary of agriculture in the Biden administration, reprising a role he held under President Barack Obama, according to people familiar with the nomination process. The people said that while Vilsack... Read More

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