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Photo | Produce bounty fills farmers market bins in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Sentinel 01 Oct 2023
Heaping piles of dry-farmed tomatoes and beans fill bins at the Live ... Live Earth Farm, on Litchfield Lane in Corralitos, was established as a Community Supported Agriculture organic farm in 1995.

Regenerative agriculture: Kernza crop finding niche in fields, products

Cleburne Times-Review 01 Oct 2023
The trademarked perennial grain, used in some of Tomlinson’s products and menu items, is hailed for its potential as a new alternative farm crop ... Peter area organic farmer Ben Penner, who advocates for and promotes Kernza development and expanding markets ... Penner’s been into organic farming for more than a decade.

Krishi Kumbh 2.0 to be a global event, CM Yogi reviews preparations

Indian Express 01 Oct 2023
Following the instructions of the chief minister, various departments\/organizations will organise seminars with the participation of experts and exhibitions on a wide range of subjects such as integrated farming, use of drones, achievements of the horticulture sector, cattle ...

A Major Win Against Factory Farming Points to a Powerful New Direction for the Climate Movement

Scheerpost 30 Sep 2023
Factory farming’s carbon ... SB 85 is the product of a years-long organizing effort, whose ultimate goal is to pass a full moratorium on new factory farms in Oregon ... “Some organizations focus on family farms, others on animal welfare, climate or protecting the Columbia River Gorge.

Dubai: Meet the university student tackling food insecurity in Nigeria by transforming his graduation project

Khaleejtimes 30 Sep 2023
Farouk said, “The idea was to merge integrated farming with precision farming techniques and support farmers to adopt technology and develop sustainable farming best practices ...First, we provide farming advisory services, which educate farmers on best practices around integrated farming, organic farming, and precision farming.

How One of the Smallest Tribal Nations in the U.S. Is Redefining Sustainable Living

Vogue 30 Sep 2023
Various programs and initiatives geared towards self-sustainability and organic farming have been implemented over the years ... Additionally, weather machines and soil moisture monitors regulate water usage, while a hedge grove minimizes wildlife invasion and wind erosion to help sustain a more holistic approach to organic farming.

Canticle Farm wants to be 'right-sized' for area

Olean Times Herald 30 Sep 2023
Sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, the farm prides itself on being local, nutritious and sustainable, raising crops organically and with a sense of community and with an eye to addressing food insecurities in this rural area ... Specifically, the organization is ...

Clemson scientists study watermelon to improve organic vegetable production

Victoria Advocate 30 Sep 2023
Using plastic mulch is a common cultural practice in organic farming ... Organic farming is becoming more popular. The latest figures from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service for organic farming in the United States for 2021 show a 13%, or $1.28 billion, increase in total sales and a 5% increase in the number of farms from 2019.

SC State PSA hosts Farmers Forum

Victoria Advocate 30 Sep 2023
We’re finding groups of farmers who don’t know that they can go to Rural Development (RD), NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Service), FSA (Farm Service Agency) – those places that will help them get resources to make life a little easier for them in the farming world,” Whitesides said ...USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA).

New executive director: Bryan takes over reins at Strongwater Farm

Daily Times Chronicle 30 Sep 2023
TEWKSBURY — Strong­water Farm has a new executive director ... “I wanted to get back into direct service,” said Bryan, a 25 year veteran of nonprofit social im­pact organizations. Strongwater Farm, lo­cated on Livingston Street, is on the property of Tewksbury Hospital ... Bryan estimates the farm sustained about $85,000 in damage.

Popular pumpkin patch, Christmas tree farm closes retail operations in Dallas

Statesman Journal 30 Sep 2023
Beal Farm and Pumpkin Patch has ended retail operations in Dallas ... The couple have run the popular pumpkin patch for the last six years and the Christmas tree farm for a decade ... The Christmas tree farm will continue but only for wholesale, as they supply to groups like the local Boy Scouts and other organizations.

Wisconsin dairy farms adopt cow Fitbits and robots, but not everyone can afford them

Victoria Advocate 30 Sep 2023
Matt Breunig is teaching his son how to farm so he, too, can carry on the family's legacy. Mystic Valley Dairy owner Mitch Breunig uses a robotic feed pusher on his farm in Sauk City ... Connecterra is building a platform that aggregates, organizes and interprets data on a dairy farm onto one single platform.

On Nature column: After 38 years, Farm Aid still supporting family-owned farms

Cleburne Times-Review 30 Sep 2023
This past weekend, I attended Farm Aid, an annual music festival first organized by Willie Nelson, Neil Young, and John Mellencamp in 1985 to "raise awareness about the loss of family farms and to raise funds to keep farm families on the land." ... Economically, small farms cannot compete with massive farming operations.

The DA-ATI and Villar Foundation's farm business school facilitators' training

The Manila Times 30 Sep 2023
I also joined a 10-day training course on becoming a farm business school (FBS) facilitator, organized by the Department of Agriculture's (DA) ...

Students visit farm to learn about fall ag practices — and hold cute baby chicks

Moosejaw Today 30 Sep 2023
Having experienced the sights, sounds and smells of agriculture in the spring, students returned to an area farm recently to learn what happens there during the fall ... However, when on the farm, they are excited to learn and ask many questions, while the organization is thrilled to connect them with local industry experts. .