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Stories from the Field: Breeding Seeds of Success

by Jennifer Miller — last modified Oct 19, 2012 12:57 PM

Due to Congressional inaction, the 2008 Farm Bill has expired without a new bill or extension to take its place. In the absence of a farm bill, numerous innovative programs that invest in sustainable agriculture systems are shut down and left without funding. read more...

Berggren Bugscaping Workshop, August 15

by Josh Vincent — last modified Aug 02, 2012 12:35 PM

A look at agricultural practices that promote healthy pollinators and other beneficial insects. 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...

Farmers Speak Out On 2012 Farm Bill

by Jennifer Miller — last modified Mar 21, 2012 07:31 PM

Oregon Farmer Travels to Washington, DC to meet with Congressman Kurt Schrader read more...

'Tis the Season...for in District Outreach

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jan 04, 2012 01:49 AM

Margaret Krome of the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute explains why this is the season to meet with your delegates. Courtesy of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC). read more...

Sink or Swim

by Josh Vincent — last modified Dec 21, 2011 04:46 PM

if you were on a ship that was sinking, would you climb in a lifeboat and start rowing, or would you throw the lifeboat overboard to lighten the load? This seemingly easy-to-answer question has given Congress a hard time in the form of ‘What to do with sustainable agriculture programs now that the economy is failing?’ read more...

Farm Bill Still in Play

by Jennifer Miller — last modified Nov 21, 2011 12:37 PM

Despite recent rumblings that Congress would soon be announcing the 2012 Food and Farm Bill, the process is not over. It appears the debt super committee process is about to fail, so the urgency to include a Farm Bill in the process is fading. 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...

2011 Grower's Own Conference

by Shelly Connor — last modified Jul 13, 2010 03:45 PM

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