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USDA Grant and Loan Programs for Farmers and Ranchers
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers a variety of grant and loan programs designed to support the nation’s farmers and ranchers, particularly those who are just starting. These programs aim to provide the necessary capital, education, and resources to ensure the success and su...
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News- US reports first bird flu outbreak in cows. Is it safe to consume milk?
Amid growing concerns about food safety, the recent bird flu outbreak in U.S. dairy cattle has raised questions about the safety of consuming milk. With multiple agencies confirming the spread of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) to dairy cows, consumers are understandably worried about the i...
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Cocoa Prices Surging in USA 2024
The year 2024 is shaping up to be challenging for chocolate lovers in the United States. As cocoa prices continue to surge, consumers can expect to see a significant increase in the cost of their favorite sweet treat. This surge in prices is due to a combination of factors, including supply shortage...
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USA finalizes product of USA labeling rule
After years of deliberation and preparation, the United States of America has finally announced the completion of its long-awaited Product of USA labeling rule. This landmark regulatory measure aims to provide more clarity to consumers regarding the origin of products they purchase, fostering strong...
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USDA Announces Investments to Strengthen Specialty Crops Industry 
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced two significant investments by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) aimed at bolstering the specialty crops industry. These initiatives, the Assisting Specialty Crop Exports (ASCE) initiative and the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP)...
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Current U.S Farm Bill vs. New Farm Bill 2024: An Overview of Key Changes and Implications
Introduction: The agricultural sector in the United States plays a crucial role in ensuring food security, supporting rural development, and driving economic growth. The farm bill, a comprehensive and multiyear law, serves as the cornerstone of agricultural policy in the country. As the Agriculture ...
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Digital agriculture can boost economies of low, middle-income countries
In recent years, the world has witnessed a dramatic shift towards digitization in various sectors, and agriculture is no exception. Digital agriculture, also known as smart farming or precision agriculture, involves the use of technology to optimize agricultural practices and improve productivity. T...
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Hazelnut Production in the U.S
Hazelnuts are a miracle crop because of the peculiar, rich flavor they give to spreads, chocolate bars, and coffee. They are a great source of vitamins and protein. Their oil can be used as a biofuel and for cooking. And to top it off, hazelnut trees have several positive effects on the environment....
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Grain Production in the U.S.
American grain farmers increased their output in response to the growing demand for their products abroad. According to information from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service's (NASS), Annual Crop Output Report, wheat output marginally decreased while corn, soybeans, and sorghum all ...
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Bird Flu reappears in US commercial poultry flocks
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that 141,800 birds in Sanpete County, Utah, and over 47,000 turkeys in Jerauld County, South Dakota, have been diagnosed with avian influenza which is deadly to commercial poultry. A few weeks after two turkey farms in South Dakota and Utah reported the fir...
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Research

Increased Use of Aerial Imaging
Aerial imagery means taking photographs from an aircraft, drone, or airborne platform. Aerial imaging is the most fascinating technology for advancements in the agricultural sector. It helps farmers keep an eye on their fields 24 x 7, allowing them to take better care of the crops. Earlier, it ...
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Global Inflation Boom
The rate of inflation has risen dramatically all over the world economy. As the world emerged from the pandemic, it saw a rapid increase in inflation, especially over the last year. According to the 12-month percentage change in the consumer price index, the monthly inflation rate for goods and serv...
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Analysis - Hike in Prices of Agricultural Inputs
Farm inputs refer to all the resources required in the process of crop production such as seeds, fertilizer, fuel, labor, machines, and water. Since farmers are affected by the hike in the prices of these agricultural inputs, it will directly impact the prices of food for the consumers....
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