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Networking & Community: Soil Sisters Cook, Collaborate & Celebrate

2018-07-18 22:15:59| National Farmers Union

By Lisa Kivirist, author, co-owner and operator of Inn Serendipity Farm and B&B Never underestimate what a bunch of women coming together for a potluck can do. What started now ten years ago as a regularly scheduled series of on-farm potlucks among local women farmers, gardeners and food enthusiasts in and around Green County, Wisconsin, […]

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Category:Agriculture and Forestry

House Votes to Send Farm Bill to Conference

2018-07-18 21:20:59| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2018 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to send the farm bill to conference, the process by which the House and U.S. Senate remedy differences between their respective versions of the farm bill. A conference committee of members from the House and […]

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Category:Agriculture and Forestry

Access to Markets: Financing a Cooperative Business

2018-07-17 22:38:20| National Farmers Union

By Jake Stukenberg, NFU Intern No farmer can start a cooperative alone. Cooperatives are the product of collaboration among many individuals with a shared goal of providing a needed service within an area or community. Once a group of producers comes together and creates a business plan, community members, producers, and investors provide the funds […]

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Category:Agriculture and Forestry

What Do Farmers Need to Know About Climate Change? Markets for Climate-Smart Ag Products in Arizona 

2018-07-16 23:30:07| National Farmers Union

By Tom Driscoll, Director of NFU Foundation and Conservation Policy Climate Column readers know that there are many things farmers can do to mitigate the negative impacts of climate change. The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), housed within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), offers farmers technical and financial support to abate climate change and become more climate […]

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Category:Agriculture and Forestry

What Do Farmers Need to Know About Climate Change? Markets for Climate-Smart Ag Products in Alaska

2018-07-09 18:41:39| National Farmers Union

By Tom Driscoll, Director of NFU Foundation and Conservation Policy Climate Column readers know there are many things farmers can do to mitigate the negative impacts of climate change. The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers farmers technical and financial support to help interested farmers abate climate change and […]

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Category:Agriculture and Forestry

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