The USDA is all about meat standards, right? Yes—but what a small glimpse of an all-encompassing department.
Along with managing America’s food resources—the department offers programs that elevate agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition and health. Relying on the best available knowledge and science, the USDA recommends public policy and effective management processes to elevate life in rural America.
Yield PRO TV Money Talks Host Michael Thomas chats with Curt Coccodrilli, state director of rural development in Pennsylvania for the USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture), and Liz Bell, housing program director in Pennsylvania for the USDA. Coccodrilli and Bell discuss everything from rural America’s opioid crisis to building an entire town through USDA programs.