WASHINGTON DC (May 27, 2020) — US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today announced that the department 

WASHINGTON DC (May 21, 2020) — US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the Department is making available up to $1 billion in loan guarantees to help rural businesses meet their working capital needs during the coronavirus pandemic.

WASHINGTON DC (May 21, 2020) – US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced on March 20 that households in 13 new states — Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia — will soon be able to purchase food online with their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

WASHINGTON DC (May 19, 2020) — US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

WASHINGTON DC (May 15, 2020) — US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the extension of three nationwide waivers, giving child nutrition-program operators the flexibility they need to continue to feed children while promoting social-distancing and keeping families safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WASHINGTON DC (May 15, 2020) — US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced on Thursday a final rule updating and modernizing the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) biotechnology regulations under the Plant Protection Act.

WASHINGTON DC (May 8, 2020) — US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today applauded the safe reopening of critical infrastructure meat-packing facilities across the United States.

WASHINGTON DC (May 7, 2020) — US Secretary Sonny Perdue applauded the decision made by the District Court of Western Missouri on 6 May, which ruled that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has the primary jurisdiction over worker’s safety in meat processing plants across the country during the COVID-19 national emergency.

WASHINGTON DC (May 6, 2020) — Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue last night sent the following two letters to Governors across the nation and leadership of major meat-processing companies. These letters establish the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) clear expectations for the implementation of President Donald J Trump’s Executive Order signed last week.

WASHINGTON DC (May 5, 2020) — US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced a major expansion of Meals to You, USDA’s 

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