Looking back, springing forward

Farmer updates from AGW
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Photo Credit: Archway Farm in Keene, New Hampshire
Dear Rebecca,

Earth Day is coming up on Thursday, April 22, and the theme this year is Restore Our Earth. We know this is something you do every single day, and we want to make sure that other people know it too. Farming is underappreciated and under-acknowledged. It sometimes gets a bad rap, but it’s usually because people don’t understand how agriculture can sustain and nourish, and independent farmers don’t have million-dollar marketing companies to make their case. We celebrate AGW farms every day for the ways you raise animals, rebuild and restore the soil, grow food for your community and make the earth a better place. We know the work you do day in and day out, and it is our honor to tell the rest of the world.

Please find more updates from the AGW program below.

2020 Year In Review
2020 was a hard year. Join us in looking back over the ways that we built a greener world in 2020 and the measurable impact that we had together. From launching our newest certification, Certified Regenerative by AGW, to more than doubling our consumer engagement, to advocating for independent farmers, we couldn’t have accomplished all that we did without the amazing farms we get to work with every day! Check out the Year In Review here.

Sustainable Farming Magazine Global Subscription
AGW’s Sustainable Farming magazine is the world’s leading publication for sustainable livestock production. We are now offering subscriptions to people outside of North America. Learn more and subscribe here.

Featured Resource: Technical Advice Fact Sheet 4 – Reducing the Risk of Internal Parasites
This technical paper provides basic advice and key management techniques to reduce the risk of internal parasites. Key topics include understanding the parasitic worm life cycle, ‘best practice’ pasture management and key livestock management techniques.

Updates From Your Peers
Please catch the latest press mentions about AGW-certified producers and the program below. This week, we’re bringing you news from across the pond and North America:

  • The Fayetteville Observer spotlights AGW-certified farmer Ron Simmons, at Master Blend Family Farms in Kenansville, NC in “Standing Out from the Crowd: Ron Simmons isn’t your average hog farmer”
Wishing you and yours a good week ahead,
Emily Moose
Executive Director
P.S. We are asking our followers to partner with us to restore the earth by supporting sustainable farmers, ranchers and businesses like you by becoming monthly donors—would you be willing to help spread the word to your followers or networks by sharing this webpage?
Need help navigating with everything up in the air? Check out our COVID-19 Collected Resources for Farmers page here,
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