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USDA Provides Funds to Universities and Extension Offices

USDA-300Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last week announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding $6 million to universities and cooperative state extension services to develop online decision tools Continue reading

Forest Service to Begin Expediting Beetle Treatment

BARK-BEETLEThe U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is primed to begin using its new authority to expedite the treatment process for forest land that has been damaged by insects and disease. In testimony Wednesday before the Continue reading