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Conservation Stewardship Funding
 Now Available to Farmers in 2013

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 01, 2013 07:40 PM

Boise, Idaho – Farmers and ranchers will again have the opportunity to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), which rewards producers for conservation practices on working lands, thanks to passage of legislation last week. Funding for 2013 CSP enrollment was accidently cut off in the government-spending bill last October. read more...

Temporary Farm Bill Extension Passes: Food and Farm Issues Still in Play

by Kim Leval — last modified Jan 18, 2013 07:10 PM

In the blink of an eye, Congress passed a lousy 9-month Farm Bill extension, as the rest of us were ringing in the New Year. The extension was part of the fiscal cliff negotiations. read more...

Canola Hearing Jan. 23

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jan 10, 2013 07:29 PM

The next public hearing on the proposed new canola rule is Wednesday, January 23rd, 9 am at the Salem Fairgrounds. read more...

Implications of the Minnesotan Ruling on Pesticide Drift

by emmeline — last modified Aug 08, 2012 02:15 PM

Organic farmers and consumers suffer a big setback when Minnesotan judges reverse a previous ruling that terms pesticide drift as trespass. read more...

House Farm Bill Seeks to Lift Crucial Environmental Safeguards

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jul 17, 2012 02:40 PM

Sections 10016 and 10017 of the House version of the farm bill would undermine longstanding safeguards designed to protect water, people, and wildlife from the impacts of pesticides. read more...

University of Idaho Organic Research Field Day

by Josh Vincent — last modified May 22, 2012 07:10 PM

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Food and Farm Bill Moving Forward

by Josh Vincent — last modified May 21, 2012 06:53 PM

A status report on the Senate version of the 2012 Food and Farm Bill. read more...

Four Things for the Farm Bill

by NSAC — last modified Nov 16, 2011 04:35 PM

Recommendations to the Joint Select Committee on the Imminent 2012 Farm Bill Proposal, courtesy of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition. read more...

Organic Field Days 2011: Joslin Farms/Nature's Harmony Organic Dairy

by Josh Vincent — last modified Sep 19, 2011 02:03 PM

A recap from NCAP's final Organic Field Day of 2011. read more...

Food and Fun in the Field, Recap

by Josh Vincent — last modified Sep 15, 2011 05:31 PM
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