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New to Farming Because of the Pandemic? USDA Can Help

By Ciji Taylor, USDA·Sep 02, 2020 Are you new to farming because of the pandemic? USDA can help you get started – everything from helping you register your farm to getting financial assistance and advice.  Our team members, based at USDA Service Centers across the country, are hearing from people who are interested in more space and working the land,...

USDA Extends Free Meals for Kids Through December 31, 2020

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend several flexibilities through as late as December 31, 2020. The flexibilities allow summer meal program operators to continue serving free meals to all children into the fall months. This unprecedented move will help ensure – no matter what the situation is on-the-ground – children have...