USDA Announces Partnership to Strengthen Food Financing Programs

Deputy secretary says the initiative will provide healthy local food options and support local farmers and ranchers. The Department of Agriculture announced 16 partnerships with local food financing…

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USDA Awards $40 Million in Organic Produce Development

The funding is intended to support more than 27,000 producers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded $40.5 million this month to the 60 projects selected for the…

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USDA and SBA Strengthen Partnership to Grow Rural Economy

Their investments will include expanding marketing assistance and technical opportunities. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced the increase in the…

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USDA Invests in Training for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

45 organizations receive funding, including veteran-specific programs. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that it has distributed $27.9 million to 45 organizations that teach and train…

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USDA Deputy Secretary to Lead Trade Mission to Angola

Agricultural officials seek to increase food trade between countries. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary Xochitl Torres Small will be leading America’s first-ever agribusiness trade mission to…

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USDA Awards $30 Million for School Nutrition

Action for Health Kids will distribute the subgrants through the Food and Nutrition Service. Action for Healthy Kids will distribute nearly $30 million in subgrants to 264 school…

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Xochitl Torres Small, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development

Xochitl Torres Small is Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development. We pray that God will guide her as she oversees the Department’s programs and policies.

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Xochitl Torres Small, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development

Xochitl Torres Small is Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development. We pray that God will guide her as she oversees the department’s programs and policies. 

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Xochitl Torres Small, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development

Xochitl Torres Small is Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development. She’s the principle adviser to the Secretary of Agriculture, and is responsible for oversight of the department’s rural…

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