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  • Farm Labor Bill Detoured on Road to N.Y. Senate

    Jan 27, 2010

    A Farm Labor Bill which could put a financial stranglehold on small market farmers has been placed under one more microscope before possible approval. Dunkirk, N.Y., Observer Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • New Kent County Pilot Program Would See Farmers, Cities Working Together to Dispose of Sewage

    Jan 26, 2010

    Kent County farmers would be able to participate in a new pilot program testing how cities and farmers can work together in disposing of sewage. It's a move proponents say could create significant cost savings for taxpayers, while benefiting agriculture. Grand Rapids Press Click here to… Full Story »
  • New Book Focuses on Growing Vegetables in Rockies

    Jan 26, 2010

    Growing vegetables in the Rockies is challenging for many reasons, but Montana horticulturists Bob Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough have written a new book that explains how to do it. Montana State University Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Roving Farm Party Lends Many Hands

    Jan 26, 2010

    They call it crop mobbing. Think of it as a Digital Age barn raising, or Facebook-enabled farming. newsobserver.com Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • GAP and GHP Workshops in Michigan

    Jan 22, 2010

    An advanced workshop series on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling Practices (GHP) is reaching out to Michigan produce growers trying to tackle food safety certification, which is being required by regional grocery stores and wholesale distributors looking to source local products. Each workshop will… Full Story »
  • Senator Gains Sway on N.Y. Bill

    Jan 22, 2010

    The Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act was rerouted Thursday to the Senate Agriculture Committee, a surprise reversal that gave state Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine oversight over a bill he has said "harms farmer and farmworker alike."Watertown Daily Times Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • N.Y. Farm Labor Bill Moves Closer to Senate Vote

    Jan 22, 2010

    Allies for expanding farmworker rights in New York scored a mini-victory Wednesday when the Senate Labor Committee moved the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act one step closer to a vote. Watertown Daily Times Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Alaska Potato Farmer Stores more Potatoes over Winter

    Jan 21, 2010

    A local farmer says his warehouses contain mounds of potatoes waiting to make their way to stores. KTUU 2 Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Organic Farming ‘Grower’s Own Conference’ to be Held in Twin Falls, Idaho

    Jan 19, 2010

    Certified organic farmers and others using organic methods are invited to attend a conference in Twin Falls, Idaho on Feb.12-13. The Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides is hosting the Grower's Own Conference. Ag Weekly Click here to read the rest of the story.
  • Potato Stocks Up 10 Percent From January 2009

    Jan 19, 2010

    The 13 major potato states held 235 million cwt. of potatoes in storage Jan. 1, up 10 percent from a year ago and 1 percent above Jan. 1, 2008, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Potatoes in storage accounted for 61 percent of the… Full Story »

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