A worker drives a harvester to pick up pecans off the ground during harvest.

USDA Issues Section 32 Solicitation for Pecans

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced today a solicitation for 6.2 million pounds of pecans for distribution to various food nutrition assistance programs. Purchases will be made under the authority of Section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935, to encourage the continued domestic consumption of these products...

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U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. National Pecan Federation shares updates from the Hill.

New Year Update on the NPF’s Activities in Washington

Agricultural Groups Appeal for Changes to 2022 Disaster Relief and Aid On Dec. 29, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2023 that provides about $3.7 billion in financial assistance for agricultural producers impacted by eligible natural disasters that occurred in calendar year 2022.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released the...

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