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NSAC Focuses on Upcoming Priorities
May 8, 2017
Editor’s Note: As a lead up to the 2018 Farm Bill, around which discussions and debate in Congress have already begun, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) is previewing some of the major programs and policies that advocates need to know in order to effectively engage. The final post in our series, “Path to the 2018 Farm Bill,” focuses on key legislative and grassroots campaigns that NSAC will be championing over the coming year. These priorities include programs and policies that support the next generation of American farmers and ranchers, local and regional food systems, on-farm conservation programs, a more accountable farm safety net, and more diversity in our public seed supply.
Integrated Pest Management and Tick Prevention
May 8, 2017
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and tick prevention gardening. This is the ninth workshop in the 2017 Pike County, Ready, Set... Garden! series.
Young Grain Farmers Share Innovative Ideas
May 8, 2017
National Young Farmers Coalition/NYFC is excited to announce Heart and Grain, a new series produced in partnership with King Arthur Flour.
Does Your Farm Need to Register with the FDA?
May 8, 2017
Well, that all depends.
Report Highlights Barriers and Opportunities for Farmers Interested in Organic
May 8, 2017
Farmers enter into organic production for many reasons, chief among them are typically a concern for the conservation of natural resources and environmental protection and a desire to benefit from the higher price points that organic products typically demand.
Farminars
April 24, 2017
Check out archived Farminars on our website and stay tuned for new Farminars coming your way.
Report Highlights Changes in CSA Models
April 24, 2017
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2017—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released a report, Community Supported Agriculture: New Models for Changing Markets, highlighting six case studies of farmers using the community supported agriculture (CSA) direct-to-consumer business model and how that model has changed since the 1980s.