In Case You Missed It: A Greener World’s Latest Issue of Sustainable Farming Magazine is Out

Fall 2021 The Fall 2021 issue of AGW's Sustainable Farming magazine is ready to view online. Written for farmers and anyone interested in sustainable, high-welfare livestock production, the magazine includes news, opinion and program activities, as well as in-depth technical features and case studies. We hope you enjoy it! Sustainable Farming Magazine Subscription Interested in …

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October 2021: What Farmers Need to Know (+ 2021 Conference Info)

Here's the top news for sustainable farmers in NC & SC View this email in your browser Dear Nahid, Greetings from coastal South Carolina! We are happy to have the beach and the many local farms that provide fresh fruit and produce to what is known as the Grand Strand. This area extends over 60 …

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Leaves are not litter. They are food and shelter for butterflies, moths, beetles, and more

New leave the leaves sign available in our online gift center View as Webpage October 13, 2021 For many people fall cleanup means cutting all the seed heads and stems off the flowers and raking up all of the leaves. A tidy garden and yard are what many people strive to achieve. Everything clipped back, …

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Upcoming grants, new blog posts and veterinary questions addressed

+ this week’s news from your peers View as Webpage Photo Credit: Working Cows Dairy in Slocomb, AL Dear Dennis, This week marked Thanksgiving in Canada, Indigenous Peoples Day in the United States, and National Farmers Day (see some of your fellow farmers celebrated here). We're sharing a info about upcoming grants, an opportunity to …

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Still Time to be counted – Census of Agriculture

2022 Census of Agriculture Conducted every five years, the Census of Agriculture is a count of U.S. farms and ranches along with the people involved in their operation. If you did not receive the 2017 Census of Agriculture questionnaire and should have, or if you are operating a new farm, you can sign up to be counted in the …

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USDA Awards $248 Million for International School Feeding Projects

USDA Awards $248 Million for International School Feeding Projects WASHINGTON, October 7, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest $248 million in 10 new school feeding projects expected to benefit more than a million children worldwide, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Jewel Bronaugh announced today. USDA’s 2021 commitment, through the Foreign Agricultural Service’s McGovern-Dole …

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USDA Program Brings Ag Educators to Ghanaian Classrooms

USDA Program Brings Ag Educators to Ghanaian Classrooms In honor of World Teachers’ Day, USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service is celebrating some of our fellowship recipients who are teaching agricultural education in Ghana and helping shape the minds of tomorrow’s agricultural producers, entrepreneurs, and global leaders. USDA’s connection to agricultural education can be traced back more …

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AIM for Climate Gains Additional International Support

AIM for Climate Gains Additional International Support WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2021 – The Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate, a landmark initiative to transform the global agricultural sector, now has the support of 30 nations, as well as the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Bill and Melinda Gates …

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FSIS Labeling Webinars, 2022 Census of Agriculture, 10 Year Celebrations, and new resources

+ more news from AGW View as Webpage Photo Credit: Chocolate milk from Apple Valley Creamery in East Berlin, PA Dear Dennis, I hope you’re feeling some hints of Fall in the air. This week’s update is full of resources and news, so be sure to keep reading for all the latest from AGW. Please …

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Grant Submission will begin October 15th, 2021, the deadline to apply is Dec. 15th, 2021

This is a great program. Do yourself a favor and read all about it and sign up for an Information Workshop Grant Submission will begin October 15th, 2021, the deadline to apply is Dec. 15th, 2021 Family Farms and Community Organizations working with family farms in the following counties are eligible to apply: Alamance, Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, …

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