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Several of President Obama’s prominent Seattle-area donors and political fundraisers are on the guest list at Wednesday night’s. Rajiv Shah, director of agricultural programs and director of financial services at the Bill and Melinda Gates.

CalCAN Signs on to 2018 Farm Bill Platform. November 10, 2017 by Guest Blogger Leave a Comment. CalCAN is a member of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC), and recently endorsed NSAC's 2018 Farm Bill policy platform. The following article is re-posted from NSAC's recent blog, which can be.

What to know about tiling when it comes to water quality concerns. April 27th, 2017. By Sara Hewitt, Farmer, Ag Educator, & Marketing Director of Hewitt Drainage Equipment Prinsco Customer & Guest Blogger Would you know what agricultural drainage was if you weren't in the industry? Water quality issues continue to.

By Lisa Shannon. Lisa Shannon [nee Stanmore] is a woman of the land – she is a cattle musterer, farmer, stockwoman, businesswoman.

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Based on today’s population size, which is set to continue to rise, that would mean 600 million moving to cities and around 180 million people or their families eventually being directly dependent on agriculture for a living. He stated that.

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Patrick Thomas, the U.K. Embassy’s policy adviser for trade and agriculture, and Tom Barry, first secretary, economics at the U.K. Embassy in Washington, look at the trade implications of St. Nick’s actions. Thomas and Barry blog at.

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Jul 27, 2016. Thus, there is a clear requirement for interventions in post-harvest management at the first mile, i.e. the farm, in order to arrest the value loss. Proper post-harvest management training combined with infrastructure can boost sectoral growth and drive the economy. With the above solution, the farmers have.

He said whether Congress passes comprehensive immigration reform or not, the agriculture community needs "a guest worker program now." Several farmers testified the current H2-A visa program is cumbersome, choked with red tape,

Love the idea of training draft horses for farm work? Read this guest blog by Donn Hewes of Northland Sheep Dairy and in advance of his NOFA-NY Winter Conference workshop, "Training Draft Horses for Work," on Friday, Jan 19. Register for the conference and get your Early Bird discount by.

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Her classroom, the students’ hands-on learning lab, was filled with cotton, nests, rocks, shells, and other tangible examples of science and agriculture. Her.

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We are very pleased to publish this guest post from Marisa Linton. Marisa grew up showing and raising livestock, and currently lives on her family's small farm in Mount Olive, NC. She has a passion for agriculture, and is an agricultural blogger , communication consultant, and photographer. Often times, the thought of an.

During World War I the government had a guest worker arrangement with Mexicans that allowed them to work in agriculture, railroads, and other industries. During that program, guest workers could quit jobs and be hired by.

Nourse Farm offers community members the opportunity to receive a weekly allotment of fresh fruits and vegetables by investing in the farm’s production.

There’s a strong case for guest workers in something seasonal like agriculture, or even something highly cyclical like construction. But one important goal of bringing skilled STEM workers into the United States is to build upon and.

Jan 12, 2018. Guest Post 1 of 4: Reflections From our Intern, Dani · SCSA · October 9, 2017 · Guest Post 1 of 4: Reflections From our Intern, Dani. Read about the experiences of our wonderful Keene State Dietetic Program Intern, Dani Cuddeback, who spent three weeks with us this Fall, and who took all of these.

It’s time to spend a little more time on learning about the Fox Demo project. Today’s guest is Dan Brick from Brickstead farm. Dan is well respected in the dairy industry for his well managed and productive dairy operation along with his.

Apr 10, 2017. Editor's Note: Be sure to read Ann's previous guest blog, Growing Appetites for Learning and Activism in the Food System. You may also want to read this interview with policy expert Ferd Hoefner, of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition. Some of the Berkeley Food Institute's work has been made.

A Texas school district’s initiative to offer students vegetarian meals on "Meatless Mondays" has drawn criticism from Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples. The state official wrote a guest commentary in the Austin-American.

The New York State Agriculture Mediation Program The New York State Agricultural Mediation Program (NYSAMP) provides the agricultural community with the opportunity to communicate clearly and negotiate effectively in order to find fair and workable solutions to challenges they face.

One is a guest worker program for agricultural workers — allowing them in for harvest needs, monitoring their stay and monitoring their return. We acknowledge the octane levels of the "border security" debate. But what our industry.

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This story on agricultural journalism is a guest post by Caroline Stocks. Be sure to visit her bio by clicking above on the author link for more information. Thanks, Caroline! Whenever I tell people I'm an agricultural journalist, I always brace myself for the barrage of questions that invariably follow. “Do you just write about cows.


Gratitude: A Guest Post from Helsing Junction Farm CSA. by Martha Wagner | Sep 17, 2016 | General. The following guest blog is from Helsing Junction Farm ( HJF), a 1,000-plus-member CSA farm in Rochester, Washington, featured in Bounty From the Box: The CSA Farm Cookbook. Farm co-manager Dan Finklestein,

Farmers in southern Idaho are increasingly turning to the guest worker program to fill the gap left by the shrinking labor force in the state. The Capital Press reports that Idaho Department of Labor figures show applications from agricultural.

Dairymen's Association on March 21, 2017. Posted in Dairy Farmers, Milk. National Ag Day is March 21, 2017. This day recognizes and celebrates the abundance provided by American agriculture. Dairy farmers play an important role in your everyday life, providing you and your family with wholesome and nutritious milk,

Mar 22, 2018. Universities that conduct research on agriculture provide excellent resources for farmers on how they can increase efficiency and productivity. Most universities have an extension or outreach page on their website that provides free information for farmers. Here are some examples of valuable resources.

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Guest Post: Sepia-toned Storytelling by The Anxious Shepherdess. by Maja Black, originally posted on The Anxious Shepherdess I have not written in a long time. Many reasons for that, including the instant choke-hold having an audience (albeit a small one) put on my writing confidence, but mostly because there have.

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As our state celebrates the coming of spring and prepares for another growing season, we recognize the work of our farmers that are the foundation of the agricultural industry that is so vital to economic growth in New York and to the.

Aug 14, 2017. Attracting Millennials to Agriculture. As the average age of workers in the turkey industry continues to rise, we must consider ways to attract and invest in the next generation. To help us gain a better understanding of how we can do this, we are excited to present a guest blog from Austyn Rask, a Research.

Well hello. It’s been a while, has it not? I’ve been away from my venerable website for ages. Funnily enough I was attempting to remember what I’ve been doing with my life by accessing the pages of My Stupid Blog on the Archive bit of, and I realised that I used to write on here quite often, almost like it was a diary.

Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun’s Picture of Health blog. The latest post is. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,

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There are many ways to experience Stockton, California agriculture. Home »; Blog »; How to Experience Farms & Agriculture in Stockton, California. Search Blogs. Enjoy the region's intriguing farm tours, get lost in a corn maze or head to a local ranch to pick your own fresh blueberries and cherries. And the best part is.

Back in 2010 it reported having hired about 300 Jamaicans. Most of those, at the time, were working through the H2A visa program, a temporary agricultural visa. They continue getting those guest visas as farms across the state continue to.

Nourse Farm offers community members the opportunity to receive a weekly allotment of fresh fruits and vegetables by investing in the farm’s production.

In 2012, “the IDB and the Export-Import Bank of China established a Latin.

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Oh friends, do I have a treat in store for you today! It’s a guest post from writer, woodworker, avid canner, and mom of two, Camille Storch. She writes about ecology, agriculture, community, and the reality of her family’s joyful, off-the-grid life in rural Western Oregon on her blog, Wayward.

Dec 1, 2017. “When we look over our property we're truly blessed or lucky or fortunate, whatever you want to call it, to live where we live,” says Alan. “The Yukon is probably one of the more beautiful places in Canada for all of its variety.” With a passion for locally-sourced food, the couple purchased the 160-acre.

Jan 17, 2018. A guest blog today from Laura MacKenzie, Head of Policy (farming and land-use) at the Soil Association. Soil at heart of 25 year environment plan Last week, the Prime Minister gave her first major speech on the environment, marking the publication of the long-awaited 25 Year Environment Plan.

Aug 1, 2017. Agriculture has long been the poster child for an industry dependent on low- wage migrant workers. Today, about two-thirds of the hired workers employed on crop farms were born in Mexico, and most of these Mexican-born workers are not authorized to be employed in the United States. The total number.

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