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CT Department of Agriculture Urges Farmers to Report Crop Damage or Loss to USDA Farm Service Agency
The Connecticut Department of Agriculture is encouraging farmers and agricultural producers who may have experienced crop damage or loss due to Storm Ida to contact their United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) county office.
GOVERNOR LAMONT ANNOUNCES CT APPROVED FOR FEDERAL AG DISASTER DECLARATION DUE TO TROPICAL STORM ELSA
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has received notice from U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that his request has been approved for Connecticut to receive an agriculture disaster declaration as a result of damages caused by Tropical Storm Elsa in early July.
Support Connecticuts Farmers and Restaurants During Farm to Chef Week August 29 to September 4
(HARTFORD, CT) – The Connecticut Department of Agriculture (DoAg) announces that 2021 Farm-to-Chef Week will run from Sunday, August 29 through Saturday, September 4. This special week encourages culinary professionals to use Connecticut Grown ingredients in new ways on their menus while educating residents and visitors about the diversity of farm products grown and raised in Connecticut.
- 8/5/2021 Governor Lamont Submits Request for Agricultural Disaster Declaration
- 8/3/2021 Governor Lamont Urges Residents to Shop Connecticut Grown During National Farmers Market Week
Connecticut Department of Agriculture Urges Farmers to Report Crop Damage or Loss from Tropical Storm Elsa to USDA Farm Service Agency
The Connecticut Department of Agriculture is encouraging farmers and agricultural producers who may have experienced crop damage or loss due to Tropical Storm Elsa to declare a loss to their United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) county office. Crop losses can be modified after the initial reporting as necessary
- 6/22/2021 Last Call for Pick-Your-Own Connecticut Grown Strawberries
- 6/11/2021 Celebrating June Dairy Month
- 6/7/2021 New Shelf -Stable Food Box Program Available
Connecticut Department of Agriculture Awards $497,000 to Farm Transition Grant Applicants
Agriculture Commissioner Bryan P. Hurlburt announces that the Connecticut Department of Agriculture has awarded 24 grants from the Farm Transition Grant (FTG) program, totaling $497,382 to strengthen the economic viability of Connecticut farmers and agricultural cooperatives seeking to expand, diversify, and improve their existing operation.
Connecticut Milk Promotion Board Announces Funding Opportunities
Connecticut Milk Promotion Board Announces Funding Opportunities for Consumer and Nutrition Education, Media, Research, and Farmer Engagement
Connecticut Department of Agriculture Announces Updates to Farm Viability Grant
Connecticut Department of Agriculture Announces Updates to Farm Viability Grant to Better Respond to Current Agricultural Industry Needs
- 4/1/2021 Connecticut Food Policy Council Announces Launch of New Website and Action Plan
- 3/26/2021 Connecticut Agriculture Day Recognizes 2021 Outstanding Young Farmer and Ag Journalism Award Winners
Department of Agriculture unveils new CT Grown logo and branding
In addition to the new CT Grown branding, DoAg is announcing the roll out of a year-long marketing campaign to promote CT Grown and Connecticut’s agriculture/aquaculture industry.