Managing for Soil Health: Maximize Living Roots

Living roots reduce erosion and feed the organisms that keep your soil healthy and productive. Visit farmers.gov/soilhealth to learn more. Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. Managing for Soil Health: Maximize Living Roots Want healthier soils? Living roots reduce erosion and provide food for organisms like earthworms and microbes that cycle the …

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You’re Invited to an APHIS Biotechnology Quality Management Support Webinar on Volunteer Monitoring

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. August 17, 2018 Dear BRS Stakeholder, The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) Biotechnology Regulatory Services’ (BRS) Biotechnology Quality Management Support (BQMS) program is hosting a webinar on monitoring for volunteers as part of its “Building Upward” webinar …

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#FridaysOnTheFarm: Growing Urban – A Lower West Side Story

This week, we head to the heart of Buffalo, New York, where Carrie Nader and Alexander Wadsworth run Westside Tilth Farm. Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. #FridaysOnTheFarm: Growing Urban – A Lower West Side Story From the middle of nowhere to the middle of the city, America’s farmers are growing the …

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USDA Forest Service Announces New Strategy for Improving Forest Conditions

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0165.18 Contact: USDA Press Email: press USDA Forest Service Announces New Strategy for Improving Forest Conditions (Washington, D.C., August 16, 2018) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service (USFS) announced today a …

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Advisory: USDA to Announce New Strategy for Improving Forest Conditions

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Contact: USDA Press Email: press ADVISORY: USDA to Announce New Strategy for Improving Forest Conditions (Washington, DC, August 15, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and USDA Forest Service Interim Chief Vicki Christiansen will …

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New retail partnership, ACS award winners, farm-to-farm sales & more

August's Focus On Farming from A Greener World August 2018 Atlanta restaurant group, Farm Burger, partners with Anderson Farms in GA Demand for high-welfare, sustainable dining is growing apace! One of the earlier ‘better-burger’ concept restaurants, Farm Burger partners with Anderson Farms in Comer, GA, to offer their customers Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A …

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Make Conservation & Organic Cert. $ Accessible + Should You Self-Audit?

We're hiring! View this email in your browser Dear Nahid, More than halfway through summer, you're likely doing the beautiful dance of balancing the height of your summer crops while rapidly readying your farm for fall. (Still pondering what to grow? See our article, Plan Now for Cold-Hardy Crops.) While it can be a lot …

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