Articles by tag: USDA

Why Pro Farmer Corn Crop Estimates Are So Low for 2022

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In its much-anticipated reveal, Pro Farmer has released its most recent U.S. soy bean and corn estimates for 2022, revealing some opposing narratives for both crops in comparison to what the USDA had previously reported. Utilizing crop tour data from nearly 3,400 crops across seven Midwestern states in the U.S., more thorough studies done by…

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Independent Grocers to Build SNAP Ecommerce Programs with New USDA Grant

In a win for U.S. consumers and grocers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service is seeking applications for a $5 million competitive grant to help expand the number of independent retailers and grocers accepting supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) benefits for online shopping.   With approximately 41.5 million people participating in the SNAP program…

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USDA Invests $72M in Distance Learning and Telemedicine Infrastructure

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $72 million in grants to help rural residents gain access to health care and educational opportunities. These investments will benefit more than 12 million rural residents. “Increasing access to telemedicine and distance learning is critical to building healthier and more…

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3 Products Leading American Agriculture In 2019

It has been a tumultuous year for American agriculture companies. Historic rainfall and international supply chain uncertainty has altered traditional import and export levels. However, this industry is still exporting more than $100 billion annually, and is predicted to easily clear that number this year. Here are the three categories of exports leading to that…

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Our DisruptED Food Supply with Cole Mannix at the Old Salt Co-op
June 14, 2024

The global food supply chain is under intense scrutiny, with giant agribusinesses dominating the landscape and creating vulnerabilities in how we grow and distribute food. With concerns over sustainability, ecological impact, and the health implications of our food systems, the need for innovative and regenerative agricultural practices has never been more critical. What does…

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Boston Medical Center is Leading the Way in Social Impact
June 14, 2024

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is at the forefront of health equity and social impact. Its dedicated focus is on addressing social determinants of health and improving outcomes for underserved communities. This emphasis aligns with current trends in healthcare, where social impact and community engagement are becoming increasingly critical. In this episode of the “Healthcare…

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Blink Charging’s CEO Brendan Jones Inspects Charging Stations to Back EV Community Growth in Los Angeles, CA
June 13, 2024

As the electric vehicle (EV) market continues to expand, ensuring reliable and widespread charging infrastructure is more critical than ever. Brendan Jones, the CEO of Blink Charging, recently highlighted these efforts during a visit to Los Angeles, CA, for a conference. He checked in on Blink charging stations and spoke with customers about their…

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Beth at Blink Charging Shares Eco-Friendly Habits for a Greener Future
June 13, 2024

In light of increasing environmental concerns and in celebration of World Environment Day, individuals are seeking more sustainable practices to reduce their impact on the planet. This trend is highlighted by Beth, the Marketing Manager at Blink Charging in her latest video, where she shares practical tips and personal experiences to inspire others to…

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