Getting the numbers right on climate change and agriculture

Latest blog, expanded directory listings and more news from A Greener World September 2018 Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Can we trust the numbers? When comparing greenhouse gas emissions, it’s not as simple as it may seem. There is a lot of talk about the environmental impact of animal agriculture, particularly about the estimated amount of greenhouse …

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USDA Announces Fiscal Year 2019 Sugar Loan Rates, Allotment and Marketing Allocations

You are subscribed to FSA News Releases for USDA Farm Service Agency. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USFSA/bulletins/210a86e USDA Announces Fiscal Year 2019 Sugar Loan Rates, Allotment and Marketing Allocations 09/28/2018 02:20 PM EDT WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2018 – …

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Nebraska Couple Works to Welcome Wildlife

When LeRoy and Marlene Buchholz retired, they decided to turn their farming operation into top-notch wildlife habitat. Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. #FridaysOnTheFarm: Nebraska Couple Works to Welcome Wildlife When LeRoy and Marlene Buchholz retired, they decided to turn their farming operation near Creighton, Nebraska into a wildlife oasis. Using USDA’s …

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Helping a Massachusetts Farm be Red and Green

NRCS shares the story of a farmer's success with implementing micro-irrigation and other conservation practices on his farm. Helping a Massachusetts Farm be Red and Green Al Rose and his wife Nancy, who operate the fourth generation Red Apple Farm in Phillipston, Mass., have introduced an innovative growing system just a stone’s throw from the …

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Celebrating 10 years, on-farm events, farm-to-farm sales & more

September's Focus On Farming from A Greener World September 2018 Three co-op members celebrate 10 years of certification Three members of the Southeast’s largest pastured pork cooperative--the North Carolina Natural Hog Growers' Association (NCNHGA)--are celebrating 10 years of certification with Certified Animal Welfare Approved by AGW! Nelson and Mary James of Dogwood Nursery Farms, LLC, …

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Secretary Perdue Rings the Closing Bell at NYSE

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0198.18 Contact: USDA Press Email: press Secretary Perdue Rings the Closing Bell at NYSE Photo Credit: NYSE (New York, New York, September 26, 2018) – Today U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue rang the …

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