Posted by Todd Park and Tom Vilsack on May 6, 2013 at 9:24 AM
Last week, hundreds of innovators gathered at the World Bank IFC Center to brainstorm about how Open Data can be harnessed to help meet the challenge of sustainably feeding nine billion people by 2050, as part of the first-of-its-kind G-8 International Conference on Open Data for Agriculture.
Posted by Amanda Eamich and Brian Forde on September 14, 2012 at 12:53 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture challenges you to design innovative apps to connect farmers, ranchers, and others with the latest information on drought conditions and Federal drought relief resources.
Posted by Emilia Luna on August 14, 2012 at 3:31 PM
USDA employees at the Tipton Service Center in Iowa are making impressive contributions to this year’s Feds Feed Families campaign. USDA Rural Development employee Mike Boyle reported food donations exceeding 750 pounds for the month of June and 1,760 pounds in July – just a portion of what is expected to be distributed throughout Tipton and surrounding eastern Iowa communities as part of the food drive this summer.
Posted by Doug McKalip on July 30, 2012 at 10:00 AM
The HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership for Sustainable Communities and USDA release the Federal Resources for Sustainable Rural Communities guide to programs from the four agencies that rural communities can use to promote economic competitiveness, protect healthy environments, and enhance quality of life.