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Food Garden Experts Share Tips

Now that spring has arrived, are you planning to grow food in the garden this year? You’ll find these UC Food Observer stories packed with advice about supporting genetic diversity, …

New Ag Sec, Food Policy and Good Reads

Some Breaking News Sonny Perdue is President-Elect Trump’s pick for ag secretary. The former Georgia governor has significant agricultural experience and is likely to be a popular pick with many …

Recent Headlines

We’ve traveled around the United States to find these food and agriculture stories for you — from the Pacific Northwest to the Hawaiian Islands to the National Mall in Washington, …

October is Farm to School Month

October is Farm to School Month…and we’re starting our celebration now! National Farm to School (F2S) month was designated by Congress in 2010. Its purpose is to highlight the value of farm …

USDA Reports: Americans’ Eating Patterns and more

The USDA has one of the UC Food Observer’s favorite websites. Spend a few hours poking around and you’ll discover treasures galore, ranging from reports covering commodities and obesity to information about legislation/public policy, …

Q&A: Bob Snieckus, the National Landscape Architect

“One hundred years ago, USDA operations covered a large plot of land between the Washington Monument and the Smithsonian Castle. Prior to the McMillan Commission’s 1902 plan for a new grand civic …