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FACT SHEET: Update on USDA Activities to Contain the COVID-19 Pandemic

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USDA Has Deployed 749 Disaster, Public Health Specialists to Assist with Federal Response WASHINGTON, Mar. 31, 2021 — In January 2021, President Biden released the National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness. The plan is driven by science, data, and public health to improve the effectiveness of our nation’s fight against COVID-19 and…

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Crude Oil-Vegetable Oils Nexus

About the Presenter Erik Norland is Executive Director and Senior Economist of CME Group. He is responsible for generating economic analysis on global financial markets by identifying emerging trends, evaluating economic factors and forecasting their impact on CME Group and the company’s business strategy, and upon those who trade in its various markets. He is…

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The Debt Purchase-Issuance Gap

About the Presenter Erik Norland is Executive Director and Senior Economist of CME Group. He is responsible for generating economic analysis on global financial markets by identifying emerging trends, evaluating economic factors and forecasting their impact on CME Group and the company’s business strategy, and upon those who trade in its various markets. He is…

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Announces Oscar Gonzales as Assistant Secretary for Administration

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WASHINGTON, March 29, 2021 — Oscar Gonzales was appointed today by President Biden to serve as Assistant Secretary for Administration at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Previously, Gonzales served in the Obama Administration in several senior positions with USDA, including as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration as well as Deputy Chief of Staff for…

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Biden-Harris Administration Extends Moratorium on Residential Evictions in USDA Multifamily Housing Communities in Accordance with CDC Guidance

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WASHINGTON, March 29, 2021 — Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended the eviction moratorium to affected multifamily housing residents through June 30, 2021. This halt in residential evictions allows the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to extend relief to the hundreds-of-thousands of Americans who rely on USDA-supported multifamily housing communities.…

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FACT SHEET: Update on USDA Activities to Contain the COVID-19 Pandemic

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USDA Has Deployed 669 Disaster, Public Health Specialists to Assist with Federal Response WASHINGTON, Mar. 24, 2021 — In January 2021, President Biden released the National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness. The plan is driven by science, data, and public health to improve the effectiveness of our nation’s fight against COVID-19 and…

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After Identifying Gaps in Previous Aid, USDA Announces ‘Pandemic Assistance for Producers’ to Distribute Resources More Equitably

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USDA Reopens Program Sign-Up to a Larger Share of Producers with Plans to Expand Outreach and New Programming WASHINGTON, March 24, 2021 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is establishing new programs and efforts to bring financial assistance to farmers, ranchers and producers who felt the impact of COVID-19 market disruptions. The…

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