Careers with AGW, Strutting Your Certification, Farm-to-Farm Sales Reminder

and the latest from your peers View as Webpage Photo Credit: Gorilla Byte Media at Grazin' Angus Acres in North Valatie, NY Dear Dennis, We had planned on highlighting good news this month, and you all delivered. This week, there are some great mentions (see last section of this email) from your fellow farmers and …

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USDA Issues Federal Order as Part of Establishment of Foreign Animal Disease Protec tion Zone in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands to Protect from African Swine Feve

USDA Issues Federal Order to Establish Foreign Animal Diseases Protection Zone Contact: APHISpress The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is issuing a Federal Order suspending the interstate movement of all live swine, swine germplasm, swine products, and swine byproducts from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to …

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Free Defend the Flock Webinar on September 23 ‐ Register Today!

Join Biosecurity Experts for a Free “Preventing Avian Influenza Introductions: Focus on the Big Risks” Webinar on September 23 The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is hosting a free webinar called “Preventing Avian Influenza Introductions: Focus on the Big Risks” on September 23, 2021 from 2:30‐3:30PM ET. …

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USDA Launches Resource Guide to Help Rural Communities Seeking Disaster Resiliency and Recovery Assistance

USDA Launches Resource Guide to Help Rural Communities Seeking Disaster Resiliency and Recovery Assistance WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson today unveiled a resource guide as part of National Preparedness Month to help rural communities seeking disaster resiliency and recovery assistance. This …

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Nature-Based Climate Solutions Address Climate Change and Support Pollinators

View as Webpage September 14, 2021 Nature-based climate solutions are actions that help to address climate change while also protecting biodiversity. These solutions help to mitigate climate change by increasing carbon sequestration services by the plants and soil in those ecosystems. They also protect and enhance nature to help ecosystems adapt to a changing climate. It …

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New USDA Grants, Good News September, Farm Templates and Planning Guides

+ this week’s news from your peers View as Webpage Photo Credit: Centennial Valley (CV) Grass Fed Cattle in Centennial, WY Dear Dennis, I hope this email finds you doing well. Our producer survey wrapped up this week, and many thanks to all of you who filled it out. We will be analyzing and reading …

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STAKEHOLDER ANNOUNCEMENT: USDA to Prioritize Investments That Address Top Challenges in Rural Communities

STAKEHOLDER ANNOUNCEMENT: USDA to Prioritize Investments That Address Top Challenges in Rural Communities WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2021 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson today announced that USDA Rural Development will give funding priority for projects to address some of the top challenges in rural America. Read the …

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AGW’s Hiring, Sustainable Farming Mag Goes Global, Technical Resources

plus this week’s news from your AGW family View as Webpage Photo Credit: Hanalei Garden Bison in Kilauea, Hawaii Dear Dennis, Labor Day is right around the corner (or Labour Day for our friends and neighbors in Canada). While days off in food and farming are few and far between, we hope you’ll be able …

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Event on Oct 19, 2021 – Life from the Ashes: Exploring the Impact of Prescribed & Natural Fire on Insects and Other Invertebrates

View as Webpage Life from the Ashes: Exploring the Impact of Prescribed & Natural Fire on Insects and Other Invertebrates One-day virtual conference on October 19, 2021 EARLY BIRD PRICES -- sign up by 9/8 for reduced registration fees We are partnering with the Natural Areas Association to cohost this event. Ecosystems throughout North America …

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