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Public input sought on water quantity issues in the West

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Dec. 2 it is seeking public input about water quantity in the West related to existing Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) programs. Acting NRCS Chief Kevin Norton will... more »

Efforts made to revive Inchelium Red garlic in Washington state

Washington State University Extension is working to revitalize a true native that’s never really gotten a time to shine. Inchelium Red garlic, which is native to the land around Inchelium, Washington, is the oldest strain... more »

Nature Fresh Farms expands operations to Laredo, Texas

Nature Fresh Farms has expanded operations with a new Distribution Center in Laredo, Texas, with future developments planned for next year. The new 61,000-square-foot Distribution Center in Laredo, Texas, provides a new major hub of... more »

Taking a look at Ferguson’s Orchards in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

When Andy Ferguson was still in high school, his parents (Tom and Deb Ferguson) purchased an old apple orchard in Western Wisconsin as a complete career shift. They spent 10 years steadily modernizing the operation... more »

Port Canaveral port for Yara expands Southeast distribution support

To further support retail partners and growers across Florida, Yara North America will now distribute their flagship calcium-based nitrogen and other Premium Products through Ambassador Services International located at Port Canaveral, Florida. The first Yara... more »

Sustainable Food and Farm Conference registration open

Registration is now open for an interactive educational online conference for ecological farmers, backyard growers, and others committed to sustainable agriculture, local food and green living. The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association's (OEFFA) 42nd annual... more »

Idaho grower, transporter to pay back wages after DOL determination

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD), an American Falls, Idaho, agricultural grower and potato transporter will pay $68,848 in back wages to 66 workers to resolve... more »

Virtual format set for EcoFarm Conference in partnership with Sierra Harvest

For the last 40 years, ecologically minded farmers, ranchers and foodies alike have gathered in Pacific Grove, California, to network, learn and activate at the EcoFarm Conference. In partnership with Sierra Harvest, this year’s EcoFarm... more »


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