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Survey Results to Meet Federal Food Safety; USDA $2.5 Million for Farm Service Agency Project
Survey Results to Meet Federal Food Safety; USDA $2.5 Million for Farm Service Agency Project
The National Agriculture Statistics Service will collect survey results from produce packers and others to help fruit and vegetable operations preparing to meet new federal food safety requirements. The 2015 Produce Post-Harvest Microbial Food Safety Practices Survey marks the first time since 1998 that such a survey has been conducted...
Clean Water Rule Defines Protect Farming Practices; 2,700 Applicants Receiving Disaster Assistance
Clean Water Rule Defines Protect Farming Practices; 2,700 Applicants Receiving Disaster Assistance
The EPA sent the Clean Water Rule - formerly known as Waters of the U.S. - to the Office of Management and Budget on Friday. In a blog post - EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy say the rule will better define tributaries and protect farming practices...