In Conversation with #WomeninAg: Susan Stein

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Each month, USDA shares stories of women in agriculture who are leading the industry and helping other women succeed along the way. This month, we hear from Susan Stein, director of the USDA National Agroforestry Center.

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In Quiet Remembrance of Patriots and Comrades

This post was originally published on this siteWar has always been a dirty job. Disproportionately, rural America has shouldered the task. Men and women across towns, farms, and ranches always stepped up in times of crisis. They still do. Voluntary military service by less than one percent of our population …

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United States Takes Action Against Canadian Trade Measures That Discriminate Against U.S. Wine

This post was originally published on this site(Washington, D.C., May 25, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer announced today that the Trump Administration has requested that the World Trade Organization (WTO) establish a dispute settlement panel to examine unfair regulations governing the …

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A Living Memorial to Mitigate Wildfire Risk

This post was originally published on this siteOn June 30, 2013, the Yarnell Hill Fire – the deadliest U.S. wildfire in 80 years – broke out in Arizona’s Yavapai County, killing 19 Granite Mountain Hot Shot firefighters. Since then, local residents and land managers have taken steps to honor the …