A potential “climate-smart” label for food and USDA’s authority to fund large-scale pilot projects using the Commodity Credit Corporation was among the many issues addressed in nearly 400 comments submitted on USDA’s proposed Climate-Smart and Agroforestry Partnership Initiative.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service has unveiled a new computer application that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to forecast and support better water management practices in the West.
The House finally cleared a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill late Friday that will provide an historic infusion of federal funding into rural broadband expansion and construction of roads, bridges, waterways and Western water projects.
Breeding Insight, a USDA project that provides resources to specialty crop breeding programs, and VitisGen2, a multi-institute research project, have partnered together to fund an effort to map the genomes of two grapevine germplasm collections.
House Democratic leaders are working toward passing President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion package of climate measures and social spending as soon as this week, along with a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill.