As a new USDA report documents for the first time the economic value of the local food economy, a local organization helps build deeper connections around local food.
Wherever you live, find local farmers markets in your area to explore.
Congress has terminated funding in this year’s (2011) federal budget for the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service, commonly known as ATTRA.
Dr. Don M. Huber who coordinates the Emergent Diseases and Pathogens committee of the American Phytopathological Society in an email to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, issues an urgent warning for the agency to delay the deregulation of Roundup Ready alfalfa.
December 10, 2010 The final Agriculture and Antitrust Enforcement Issues in Our 21st Century Economy workshop put on by the USDA and the Department of Justice was held December 08, 2010, in Washington, DC. This last workshop, entitled Margins, was to “look at the discrepancies between the prices received by farmers and the prices paid […]