Category: The Big Picture

Agricultural Research Service Redesigns Website to Allow Easier Access to Scientific Materials

The USDA Agricultural Research Service has recently completed a major website overhaul with the goal to make their scientific materials more accessible. On of the main changes has been optimization for mobile devices, which means users can access the information on the site with a tablet or smartphone in addition to their computer. Another notable […]

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Ithaca City School District to Raise Lunch Prices

The Ithaca City School District will soon be increasing the price of school lunches. The following is a statement they released on the topic: “Due to new United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines, the price of lunches provided to students in the Ithaca City School District will increase for the 2017-2018 academic year. The changing guidelines […]

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USDA Women in Ag Roundtable

Last month, USDA Agriculture Marking Service Administrator Anne Alonzo joined USDA state colleagues and New York State Commissioner of Agriculture Richard Ball for a roundtable on Women in Agriculture and Local Foods at the Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (WISE) Center in Syracuse, N.Y. Read Alonzo’s recap of the event here. Image credit: USDA […]