The U.S. Department of Agriculture, the state of Alabama and local farmers have reached an agreement to provide fresh produce to schools where the majority of students receive free and reduced-cost lunches.
The Farm to School program seeks to increase the amount of locally produced foods served through child nutrition programs, while also educating children about how their foods are harvested and made.
Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL07) will welcome the dignitaries from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and White House Infrastructure Coordinator to Lowndes County in Alabama's Seventh Congressional District.
“Prescribed fires not only reduce fuels but also serve many other important ecological functions, including increasing plant and animal biodiversity and reducing unwanted pests like ticks and chiggers."
The REPLANT Act directs the Forest Service to plant more than a billion trees over the next decade, removes a cap of $30 million and is now expected to provide the agency significantly more resources every year to do so.
“That’s why this collaboration in Alabama convened by Congressman Aderholt is so important. It will lead to new jobs and businesses, improve access to health care, empower students with new information, help farmers and businesses break into new markets and build wealth in rural Alabama for generations to come.,”. USDA RD Director Gordon said.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Wednesday details of the Biden administration’s plan for a framework to transform the food system.
More Government entities are supporting LGBTQ+ corporations, even those who market books on being transgender and non-binary to kids as young as five.
“Removing hazardous trees that would otherwise threaten wildfire-prone communities and having rural, forest-based economies turn those materials into renewable building and energy products, stand as examples of how a clean energy economy is within reach,” said Sec. Vilsack.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will deliver a speech at Georgetown University on Wednesday outlining his plan to transform the American food system.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for an undetermined...
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By Brandon Moseley President Joseph R. Biden appointed Clifton L. Warren to serve as Alabama State Executive Director for the U.S....