Happy Thanksgiving from A Greener World

Photo Credit: MoonLight Farm Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at A Greener World. We hope you enjoy this special holiday with good food and good company. Thank you for building A Greener World with us. Still planning your holiday feast? We can help! Take a look through AGW’s online directory to find Certified Animal Welfare …

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Community and Producer Grant Applications

Very Important Information - Attend a workshop near you NC AgVentures is an Extension program that provides grants to NC independent family farms for new and innovative agricultural project ideas which will increase farm profits. This is a great opportunity for any producer who is thinking of diversifying, improving, or expanding their operation.  Deadline for …

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USDA Announces Awards to Put Conservation Innovation to Work on U.S. Farms

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. USDA Announces Awards to Put Conservation Innovation to Work on U.S. Farms USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is awarding more than $24 million in grants through the On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials (On-Farm Trials), a new component of the Conservation Innovation Grants first authorized …

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USDA Clarifies Terms for Livestock Export Sales Reporting

Contact: press@fas.usda.gov or (202) 720-7115 USDA Clarifies Terms for Livestock Export Sales Reporting WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) today published a final rule clarifying the requirements for reporting foreign sales of beef and pork under the Export Sales Reporting Program. Today’s rule clarifies that “muscle …

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Grant Opportunity for Family Farms!

Hello members of the NC Small Farm Association. I wanted to let you know about changes in the RAFI grant program. RAFI will no longer be processing the grants but a new organization will. AgVentures Farmer Grant Program will be awarding the grants. They will be holding regional meetings. The meeting below is for Franklin …

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‘Regenerative Farming’: the next big con?

November Focus On Farming from A Greener World November 2019 'Regenerative Farming': the next big con? Can we keep “Regenerative” from becoming the next meaningless buzzword? If not, we will not only have handed yet another gift to the marketing ‘greenwashers’; we will have wasted what may be the last opportunity to rebuild our soils, …

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