WASHINGTON DC (April 28, 2020) — US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released the following statement after President Donald J Trump signed an Executive Order to keep meat- and poultry-processing facilities open during the COVID-19 national emergency.

WASHINGTON DC (April 22, 2020) — The US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced emergency benefit 

WASHINGTON DC (April 20, 2020) — US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced on April 17 the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). This new US Department of Agriculture (USDA) program will take several actions to assist farmers, ranchers, and consumers in response to the COVID-19 national emergency.

WASHINGTON DC (April 15, 2020) — The Department of Homeland Security, with the support of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), has announced a temporary final rule to change certain H-2A requirements to help US agricultural employers avoid disruptions in lawful agricultural-related employment, protect the nation’s food supply-chain, and lessen impacts from the coronavirus (COVID-19) public-health emergency.

WASHINGTON DC (April 13, 2020) — US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today unveiled a one-stop-shop of federal programs that can be used by rural communities, organizations, and individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

WASHINGTON DC (April 9, 2020) — US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the first state, Michigan, has been approved to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), a new program authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Act (FFCRA), signed by President Trump, which provides assistance to families of children eligible for free or reduced-price meals dealing with school closures.

WASHINGTON DC (April 3, 2020) — US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today announced that USDA is opening a second application window for funding under the 

WASHINGTON DC (April 2, 2020) – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand announced that USDA is 

WASHINGTON DC (April 1, 2020) — To further the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) work on the 

WASHINGTON DC (March 30, 2020) — Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today announced that USDA has extended the deadline for 

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