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USDA's Food and Nutrition Service has developed many different food assistance programs in its 50 years of existence. (Stephanie Ho and Pat Dombroski, FNS Regional Administrator for Mid-Atlantic Region)
The latest Drought Monitor shows drought coverage in the U.S. continues to be at historically low levels. (Gary Crawford and Brad Rippey)
****This week marks the 20th anniversary of the U.S. Drought Monitor****
A rural Florida community plans to improve its water infrastructure as a result of receiving a recent Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal loan and grant program (Rod Bain and Florida State Rural Development Director Phil Leary).