Helping Bees by Growing a Better Food System

View as Webpage July 13, 2021 Imagine a world without most of the foods you love. Without bees we wouldn’t have the abundance of apples, pumpkins, strawberries, blueberries, or almonds that we enjoy. Of the foods and beverages that we consume daily, over 30% rely on or benefit from a pollinator. Pollinators even help milk …

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News & Updates, Farm Pics 101, Pre-Slaughter Stunning for Poultry

and the latest from your fellow farmers and ranchers View as Webpage Photo Credit: High Meadows Farm in Delhi, NY Dear Rebecca, It's been a heck of a year for weather so far and we're just a little over halfway through. We hope everyone impacted is doing alright. Please let us know if you need …

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Summer Grilling, Farm Health Online and All About Stunning

+ updates from your peers View as Webpage Photo Credit: The Lands at Hillside Farms in Shavertown, PA Dear Rebecca, I hope this finds you well, and for those out west, hopefully on the other side of the worst heat. As this kind of extreme weather and climate change impacts us in new ways in …

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Availability of Deregulation Extension Request and Preliminar y Determination for Apples Developed Using Genetic Engineering

Media Contact: Rick Coker (301) 851-4091 richard.s.coker WASHINGTON, June 29, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is inviting public comment on a request from Okanagan Specialty Fruits, Inc. (OSF) to extend deregulation to an apple variety (designated as PG451 Arctic Gala) developed using genetic engineering to …

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USDA Reopens Public Comment Period on Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environment al Impact Statement for Deregulation of Maize Developed Using Genetic Engineering

Media Contact: Rick Coker (301) 851-4091 richard.s.coker WASHINGTON, June 29, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is reopening the public comment period on a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an environmental impact statement to examine the potential environmental impacts that may result from approving a …

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Comments to USDA on resilient supply chains, plant grants, tech support

+ 10-Year Celebrations View as Webpage Photo Credit: Groundswell in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom Dear Rebecca, I hope you are doing well, especially those of you impacted by severe weather right now—tropical depressions, high temperatures and drought in the U.S. and the extreme heat wave heading rolling into Canada. Stay safe and hydrated out there. This …

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Center for Environmental Farming Systems – Open Position

The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) is seeking a Farm to School (F2S) Outreach Assistant. The F2S Outreach Assistant will support CEFS’ farm to school work, and also help coordinate and support the steering committee of the Farm to School Coalition of NC, including management of the F2SCNC website updates, social media accounts, weekly …

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Organic Growers School – Open Positions

We have two exciting opportunities to join the team at Organic Growers School! As a 501c3, it is our mission to inspire people to farm, garden and live organically. We envision a mutually supportive network of prosperous farmers, productive gardeners and informed consumers engaged in creating healthy communities. OGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. However …

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