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Urban Agriculture Act of 2016

Senator Stabenow Announces the Urban Agriculture Act of 2016 Most Comprehensive Urban Agriculture Bill to be Introduced in Congress Will Create New Economic Opportunities, [...]
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    Developing Farm Websites: Using Farm and Market Websites as a Tool to Develop New Marketing Opportunities for Farmers Program Draws to A Close, Guidebook and Videos Now Available for Public Use – See Links Below Websites are a powerful marketing tool used by many different types of businesses to gain customers and increase sales. Yet a lack of time, funding, or the knowledge needed to create websites often leaves farmers markets and small-scale direct marketing farmers without this [...]
  • farm manager apprentice
    Assistant Farm Manager Apprentice Position on Certified Organic Farm in Texas – Fall 2016 Terra Preta Farm is a small family owned and operated certified organic farm located in Edinburg, Texas. The 7-acre farm produces vegetables in field and in high tunnels. We serve a 50 member CSA and a local farmers’ market. Our tropical weather allows us to grow from October thru May. We grow over 30 different varieties of vegetables. In order to provide for our family we need to work full [...]
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    New Farmer University: 2-day training to move your farm forward! Learn from experienced organic farmers and agriculture experts about the field and financial aspects of farming. $125 for training, lodging, & meals Farm Partners: Save $25 (Register for $100) Scholarships available • Registration opens in August Click here for more information! Hosted by MOSES & Renewing the Countryside WHEN October 21, 2016 at 12pm – October 23, 2016 WHERE Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning [...]
  • Next Generation of Agriculture
    Fall Forum on Land Tenure and the Next Generation of Agriculture Presented by USDA in partnership with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University Monday, October 3, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. PepsiCo Auditorium, Stocking Hall Cornell University Agriculture is rapidly evolving, and USDA is constantly striving to meet the shifting demands of producers, consumers, businesses, families, and everyone in between. Over the past seven years, USDA has engaged its resources to [...]
  • Organic Farmers Association
    RODALE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES ORGANIC FARMERS ASSOCIATION New national organization for organic farmers will provide advocacy, latest research and education, and information-sharing among farmers Rodale Institute, the world’s leading organic agriculture research organization, has launched a new membership organization for organic farmers. The new Organic Farmers Association will exist to provide a voice for organic farmers on policy issues, help organic farmers network and share information, and [...]
  • farm to school grant funding
    The Latest news from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, including farm to school grant funding and more… Farm to School Grant Funding Now Available The growth in farm to school programs and the increased market opportunities for farmers has been aided by the small but powerful USDA Farm to School Grant program. On September 13, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Office of Community Food Systems released a request for applications (RFA) for up to $5 million in grant [...]