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Celebrate agriculture on March 21st, 2017
Go find farmers today, give them big hugs, and thank them for the food and fiber they produce for our nation. Today is National Ag Day and the theme this year is “Food for Life.” I’...
Allegheny Mountain School helps create farmers for a new generation.
Soil health messages are being spread farmer-to-farmer
Enthusiasm is contagious, especially when you share a common goal. The National Association of Conservation Districts is hoping it can spread the excitement about soil health nationwide through a...
Open Source Seed Initiative organization promotes sharing and exchange of seed.
Software developers—and even consumers—are familiar with the open-source movement. Open-source projects, like the popular Firefox web browser, are generally developed in a public,...
This Virginia couple went natural and started their own sustainable farm.
A new program offers training that focuses on sustainable agriculture practices.
The United Soybean Board (USB), American Society of Agronomy (ASA), and the International Certified Crop Adviser (ICCA) Program have partnered to develop new training for a specialty certification...
Five questions non-operator landowners should ask their farmers about soil health.
Get markets, news and weather on the go with AgMobile®
Farmers have been early adopters of many communications technologies, and Successful Farming and AgriCharts are meeting that growing demand by launching a new app for farmers on the go. AgMobile...
Discussing cover crops with your tenant farmer may not be easy
Here’s a scenario that’s becoming a common issue: You own land and have a crop farmer renting it from you. You’d like to try cover crops on those acres for the value and many...
Three new USDA directories help connect consumers and farmers through local food opportunities.