Author: growers

NEW LOANS: Portable Storage and Handling Equipment

NEW LOANS: Portable Storage and Handling Equipment From the USDA: COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 29, 2016 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide a new financing option to help farmers purchase portable storage and handling equipment. Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini and Agricultural Marketing...

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Certified Non-GE by AGW

Certified Non-GE by AGW REDMOND, OR (MAY 9, 2016)-- A Greener World (AGW)--the leading sustainable farm certifier--is launching a new label:Certified Non-GE by AGW. This label will guarantee that a food product is produced without the use of genetically engineered (GE) feed, supplements or ingredients, and...

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SEEKING: Land for Farming

SEEKING: Land for Farming Family of 4 looking for less than 5 ac. (partly-wooded okay) land to farm naturally east of Nashville, prefer near Knoxville. We prefer fertile, well drained soil that's been previously farmed. Somewhat flat with good neighbors (no pesticide spraying, no...

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New ‘Urban Agriculture Toolkit’

New 'Urban Agriculture Toolkit' Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today unveiled the USDA Urban Agriculture Toolkit, a new resource created by USDA's Know Your Farmer team to help entrepreneurs and community leaders successfully create jobs and increase access to healthy food through urban agriculture. From neighborhood gardens...

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