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Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming
Urban Farm Assistant Wanted in Troy, New York for the 2019 Growing Season
. Looking for more from a seasonal farm position? Join us at the Produce Project, a two acre organically managed farm in downtown Troy, NY.
The IRS issued final 199A regulations on Friday. We recap the major changes regarding farm rental income. There is both good news and bad news.
Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming
Farmer Wanted at Soil Born Farms Urban Agriculture and Education Project in Sacramento, CA - 2019
. Position: Farmer
When the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) formed in 2012, participants quickly realized sustainability goals, practices and measurements would need to reflect regional differences in beef-production environments. Practices deemed sustainable in tropical environments could differ significantly from those in colder regions, and vice-versa. Even within a country such as the United States, production environments vary widely between regions, such as the subtropical Southeast versus the arid West.
To round out the week, RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney invites well-known Ontario agronomist Paul Sullivan, along with producers Bruce Hudson and Colin Kelly on the show to talk about issues that are impacting their farm or agronomy businesses, and what theyre looking forward to for the upcoming 2019 season. In this episode of RealAg..
Grain markets performed well on Friday, January 18th, to help them recover some losses from earlier in the week. Oats, corn, soybeans, and canola all made positive gains compared to the previous Friday, while wheat prices ultimately closed 0.5% lower for the week, despite gaining a few cents this Friday.
USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is publishing a record of decision for the final environmental impact statement (EIS) on cattle fever tick fencing in South Texas.On May 31, 2018, USDA published the final environmental impact statement that discussed how to continue to protect U.S.
Adoption Potential and Perceptions of Reduced Tillage among Organic Farmers in the Maritime Pacific Northwest
Breaking Bad Habits: Integrating Crop Diversity into High Tunnel Production Systems
CalCORE Research: Controlling Soilborne Diseases in California's Strawberry Industry with Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation (ASD)
CalCORE Research: Improving Biological Control of Lygus Bug and Cabbage Aphid
CalCORE: Connecting California Farmers and Scientists to Improve Rotational Strawberry and Vegetable Systems
Comparing Tomato Varieties under Organic High Tunnel and Open Field Management in the North Central Region
Current and Future Prospects For Biodegradable Plastic Mulch in Certified Organic Production Systems
Effects of Climate Change on Insect Communities in Organic Farming Systems Webinar
eOrganic Webinar and Broadcast Recordings by Topic
Incorporating Pasture-Raised Organic Poultry and Naked Oats into an Organic Rotation
Organic Agriculture Research Symposium: Selected Live Broadcasts and Recordings
Organic Blueberry Production Research Project
Organic Eprints: An Information Resource for Organic Agriculture
Organic Fire Blight Management in the Western U.S.
Organic No-Till Grain Production in the Midwest
Organic Research and Outreach in the North Central Region
Participatory On-Farm Research Webinar
They advertise "rain or shine" for the Rock Creek Plowing Exhibition and this year they were put to the test. I'm happy to tell you that the horses and teamsters and spectators passed the test with flying, if soaked, colors. But I had forgotten that folks west of the Cascade Mountain range are accustomed to this sort of weather.
Cornucopia's Take: Many farmers have lost opportunities or remain uncertain as to how they will get needed loans for the upcoming growing season with USDA FSA offices closed during the shutdown. Secretary Perdue announced that offices will be open January 17, 18, and 22 to producers with existing loans only. Farm Country Stood by Trump.
Cornucopia's Take: Producers with existing farm loans who need assistance or 1099s for taxes have three days to get help during the federal government shutdown. Share this story with farmers you know! USDA FSA offices temporarily reopen during government shutdown Feedstuffs.com Offices will be open Jan.
. Agricultural safety and health (ASH) events allow you to meet other ASH professionals, learn about current research projects, and explore ways to collaborate with others. The following is a list of upcoming national or regional ASH events:
The primary object of storage is to hold a more or less perishable product in a salable and edible condition throughout as long a period as may be economically desirable. In the case of the potato, the storage of the late or main crop and of second- crop potatoes intended for winter or spring consumption or for seed purposes is of primary concern. The early or truck crop is usually sold as harvested, but there may be seasons when, owing to low prices, it might be found profitable to store the crop for a short period, or until such time as market conditions justify its disposal.
US - Recent reports question beef's role in a healthy, sustainable diet. Beef is healthier and more sustainable today than at any point in time.
At the American Farm Bureau Federations 100th annual convention President Trump gave the closing session remarks on Monday. Regarding trade tariffs and wars, he reassured farmers in attendance that his administration is working on Trade deals that get you so much business youre not even going to believe it. Your problem will be What do we do? We need more acreage immediately.
PETA has erected a billboard in the heart of beef country, urging Nebraskans to go vegan.
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said that Irish farmers are already bearing the brunt of the impending Brexit through disastrous beef prices.
. Responding to the needs of farmers and ranchers across the country, OFRF in cooperation with USDA-Risk Management Agency, has developed two informative new guidebooks and webinars on how organic and transitioning growers can manage on-farm risk through crop insurance programs and sound soil health management.
. Register now for this day-long forum, which takes place on Saturday, February 16, 2019 in Portland, Oregon. The forum will feature innovative presentations from researchers across all disciplines related to organic farming and food systems. Oral and poster presentations will cover topics ranging from assessing the impact of organic agriculture on climate change to organic farmer economics, marketing, and consumer behavior.