Asian Hammer Flat Worms Invasion A Agriculture Threat


MIDLOTHIAN, Va. - A foot-long  slithered invasive species has been spotted in  suburbia Virginia-- leaving pest-control experts scratching their heads before they found help identifying it. In a now-removed Facebook post, Virginia Wildlife Management and Control, a local pest control service, wrote that its hotline had received a call about a weird looking…

USDA”s Secretary Merely Mentioning “Forgotten People” Ordered To Reimburse the U.S. Treasury


WASHINGTON, D.C.---Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics (CREW) filed a complaint alleging that Secretary Sonny Perdue violated the Hatch Act in North Carolina.  CREW sued President Donald J. Trump  on on day one of his administration alleging violations  of the Emoluments Clauses  of the U.S. Constitution, because of the unconstitutional corruption…

“U.S Department of Agriculture-Office of Inspector General and Justice Department Conduct Animal Welfare Criminal Investigations Training”


WASHINGTON, D.C.---On Sept. 14 to 18, criminal investigators and attorneys from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Inspector General (USDA-OIG) and the U.S. Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) collaborated to put on a week-long training for USDA-OIG criminal investigators, as well as other federal law enforcement…

“USDA Designates 18 Iowa Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas”


Radcliffe, Iowa,  — the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue designated 18 Iowa counties as primary natural disaster areas, enabling producers who suffered losses because of the recent Derecho, that occurred on August 10, 2020, to be eligible for emergency loans. Additionally, Perdue reminded producers about the suite of disaster…

“U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES AWARD OF MORE THAN $80 MILLION TO PROVIDE GRANTS FOR TRAINING AND SAFE HOUSING FOR FARMWORKERS”


WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of $80,684,142 in grants through the National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) to provide career services, training services, youth services, related assistances, and housing services to eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their dependents. These awards fall into two categories: NFJP Career Services…

“Trump Administration Announces Additional $1 billion for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program”


Washington – Aug. 25, 2020) – President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced up to an additional $1 billion for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program. The additional funding allows the program to continue critical support to farmers, distributors, and American families in need.…