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Access to Capital: Slow Money

2017-04-18 18:39:22| National Farmers Union

By Jimmy Dula, NFU Intern As public interest in local and organic food increases, new markets have emerged in response to higher demand for these products. However, producers often need access to additional capital in order to access these markets. In response, Woody Tasch authored Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered, a […]

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What Do Farmers Need to Know About Climate Change? Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

2017-04-17 19:23:19| National Farmers Union

By Tom Driscoll, Director of Conservation Policy and NFU Foundation As discussed in previous Climate Column articles, specific practices, like no-till farming and planting cover crops, allow farmers to mitigate and adapt to climate change. However, in many instances, simply keeping land in production will secure important climate benefits. The Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) Agricultural […]

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