Farming transitions: how to uplift the disadvantaged, uphold tradition

Farming transitions: how to uplift the disadvantaged, uphold tradition

PRINCETON — Farmers and producers in Caldwell County are being invested in through United States Department of Agriculture racial justice and equity grants and programming, and farm bureau community-led initiatives. In August, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service announced a $50 million investment in cooperative agreements “to support historically underserved farmers and ranchers with climate-smart […]

Farm to School Program Ensuring Healthier Local School Lunches

Farm to School Program Ensuring Healthier Local School Lunches

SARATOGA COUNTY — Watermelon from the Pitney Meadows Community Farm was the featured Harvest of the Month at Dorothy Nolan Elementary in the Saratoga Springs City School District and Corinth Elementary School. One parent said, “the only reason my child bought lunch today was because watermelon was on the menu!”  Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of […]

First West African Agriculture Technology Park  Opens Doors to Public  | News Ghana

First West African agriculture Technology Park opens doors to public

Sustainable Agricultural Businesses, policymakers, farmers, researchers, and several other food system actors will get a chance to  view proven and cutting-edge innovations during the first-ever open door day organized by the iREACH  agriculture technology park located in Bambey, 130 kilometers (70 miles) west of the Senegalese capital,  Dakar. About 120 participants are expected at the […]

A better focus: Fifth-generation LaFargeville farm selling dairy aspect of business

LAFARGEVILLE — A few days ago, W. Ed Walldroff, co-owner of Homestead Fields Family Farm, received an “out-of-the-blue” call from an older gentleman who saw a notice of Friday’s auction at the Eiss Road farm. “I’ve known him. He’s 88 now,” Mr. Walldroff said. “He asked, “Can’t you run that outfit from the office? Why […]

Bangladesh Church backs fish exports to India for Hindu festival – UCA News

Bangladesh Church backs fish exports to India for Hindu festival

The Church in Bangladesh has welcomed the government encouraging fish exports to India during a popular Hindu festival as an excellent example of people-oriented diplomacy and religious amity. The government has approved the export of 2,080 tons of hilsa fish to India on the occasion of Durga Puja, the biggest Hindu festival. The fish will […]