Agriculture

USDA continues expanding SNAP online shopping

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service is awarding $5 million to help more retailers – especially smaller, independent stores – offer Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program online shopping.
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Join the future of native agriculture

TAFfellows.org is accepting applications for 2023 Tribal Agricultural Fellows. College students who are Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian are invited to log on and apply.
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Happy, healthy poinsettias for the holidays and beyond

The poinsettia is the most popular decorative plant of the Christmas season. However, the compact, bushy plant we are accustomed to is far different than the poinsettia in its natural form in the wild, where it can grow to be 13 feet tall and wide.
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USDA invests in emergency food system

The U.S. Department of Agricul - ture's Food and Nutrition Service is inviting applications for the second of two rounds of grants to improve the reach of The Emergency Food Assistance Program, commonly known as TEFAP. Both rounds of grants – totaling up to $100 million and funded by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 – are intended to equip state agencies and emergency food providers to better serve those in need of food in remote, rural, tribal, and other low-income areas that face persistent poverty and inequality.
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Roosevelt FFA on the road at nationals

On Oct. 26, 19 members of the Roosevelt FFA eagerly waited in the Salt Lake City airport to board a plane that would take them on the trip of a lifetime. As we landed in Indianapolis, Indiana we were amazed. There were blue corduroy jackets everywhere.
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