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Bug Bombs and Roaches= North Carolina State University study showing bug bombs ineffective on cockroaches

by nlc-admin | January 28, 2019

There is a recent article on the lack of effectiveness of bug bombs against German roaches. Please see the links below on the research article and news coverage. Thanks to Rachel Riley of HUD for bringing this study to our attention. Bombs and Roaches Study Media Coverage: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190127230832.htm NC Study: https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-018-6371-z EPA Safety for Total […]

USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Limited Services During Government Shutdown

by nlc-admin | January 16, 2019

(Washington, D.C., January 16, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recalled about 2,500 FSA employees to open offices on Thursday, January […]

2019 MIT Solve Indigenous Communities Fellowship is open now through March 1!

by nlc-admin | January 11, 2019

How can indigenous communities use technology while incorporating traditional and ancestral knowledge to create sustainable and prosperous livelihoods for themselves? Through the Indigenous Communities Fellowship, MIT Solve seeks tech entrepreneurs within the Oceti Sakowin, Navajo Nation, and Hopi Tribe communities with solutions that support and scale sustainable economic development and resiliency. Solve welcomes solutions that: […]

USDA Announces Plan to Protect SNAP Participants’ Access to SNAP in February

by nlc-admin | January 9, 2019

(Washington, D.C., January 8, 2019) – At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced a plan to ensure that low-income Americans have access to the nutrition they need, despite the inability of Congress to pass an appropriations bill that safely secures our borders.  The plan provides full […]

HUD Southwest Office of Native American Programs Information Bulletin – December 17

by nlc-admin | January 2, 2019

Greetings from David Southerland, Administrator, HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs, PLEASE NOTE:  Most Governmental Offices, including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will be closed on Dec. 24-25, 2018 and Jan. 1, 2019 in observance of Christmas and New Year. Please watch the news for information on potential Government Shutdown updates.   We wish […]