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#FridaysOnTheFarm: Learning the Ropes of the Cattle Business

From the kitchen table to the boardroom table, USDA brings people together across the nation for: healthier food, natural resources and people; a stronger agricultural industry; and economic growth, jobs and innovation. Each Friday, meet those farmers, producers and landowners through our #FridaysOnTheFarm stories. Visit local farms, ranches, forests and resource areas where USDA customers and partners do right and feed everyone.

#Fridaysonthefarm: The Snider Family Grows a Tradition

From the kitchen table to the boardroom table, USDA brings people together across the nation for: healthier food, natural resources, and people; a stronger agricultural industry; and economic growth, jobs, and innovation. Each Friday, meet those farmers, producers, and landowners through our #FridaysOnTheFarm stories. Visit local farms, ranches, forests, and resource areas where USDA customers and partners do right and feed everyone

#FridaysOnTheFarm: Grazing Cattle on Cover Crops in South Dakota

From the kitchen table to the boardroom table, USDA brings people together across the nation for: healthier food, natural resources, and people; a stronger agricultural industry; and economic growth, jobs, and innovation. Each Friday, meet those farmers, producers, and landowners through our #FridaysOnTheFarm stories. Visit local farms, ranches, forests, and resource areas where USDA customers and partners do right and feed everyone.

Truck Bed Farming Rolls into the Big City

Six pepper plants inspired one USDA employee’s entrepreneurial spirit to take truck farming to a whole new level – the bed of his pickup truck. 

David Matthews recently drove his unconventional garden to the USDA’s weekly farmers market to showcase his green thumb and promote farmers.gov, USDA’s new website for farmers, ranchers, and foresters.