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El USDA ayuda a los agricultores, ganaderos y comunidades afectadas por el huracán Fiona

WASHINGTON, 29 de septiembre de 2022 – El Secretario de Agricultura, Tom Vilsack, ha ordenado al Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA) que ayude en los esfuerzos de recuperación de los agricultores, ganaderos y residentes afectados por el huracán Fiona. El personal del USDA en las oficinas de todo el país está listo para responder con una variedad de flexibilidades en el programa y otros tipos de asistencia a los productores y las comunidades que lo necesiten.

USDA Assists Farmers, Ranchers, and Communities Affected by Hurricane Fiona

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2022 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has directed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to aid recovery efforts for farmers, ranchers and residents affected by Hurricane Fiona. USDA staff in offices across the country are ready to respond with a variety of program flexibilities and other assistance to producers and communities in need.

Biden-Harris Administration Invests More Than $37 Million to Improve Recreational Sites and Cabins on National Forests and Grasslands

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2022 – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service announced more than $37 million in investments to improve vital recreation infrastructure located on national forests and grasslands. These investments are made possible by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which devotes unprecedented resources to rural infrastructure improvements, including repairs on national forest lands.

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $502 Million for High-Speed Internet in Rural Communities

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Department is awarding $502 million in loans and grants (PDF, 221 KB) to provide high-speed internet access for rural residents and businesses in 20 states. The funding is part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to investing in rural infrastructure and providing reliable, affordable, high-speed internet for all.

Biden-Harris Administration Invests $178 Million in International Food for Progress Projects

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest $178 million in seven international development projects on four continents to support U.S. government priorities including promoting climate-smart agriculture, facilitating trade and addressing the root causes of migration in Central America, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today.

USDA Invests Nearly $2 Billion, Leverages American Agriculture to Feed Kids & Families

WASHINGTON, September 14, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that it will provide close to $2 billion in additional funding to food banks and school meal programs for purchasing American-grown foods. The additional support will help these organizations endure supply chain challenges and elevated food costs as they continue to fulfill their mission of providing nutritious foods to kids and families in need.

The funds, provided through USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation, or CCC, will be used in three ways: