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The state program assures consumers the food they're buying is local and produced by farms enrolled in an environmental management program.
COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska utilities are reminding farmers to watch out for power lines when they are planting crops or doing other field work.
"Well it's really nice to get a connection with your farmer to know who grew your food," said Clayton Carter, Chair of the Bangor farmers market. "Your food is thousands of miles fresher. So we have people coming and buying carrots from us saying these ...
SustainFloyd is excited to announce that the Floyd farmers market will open for its 8th season on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Held every Saturday, from 9 -1, May ...
YORK (WGME) -- As farmers in Maine start their growing season in the next few weeks many have high hopes. Last year, a severe drought plagued area farms but this year those water woes seemed to have dried up. "We were watering for about 5 months ...
Despite the rain, stands stayed open and shoppers came to buy produce during the Old Cheney Road farmers' market on Sunday.
MADISON (AP) - Aging farmers are growing more concerned about what happens to the family farm once they're gone. The Wisconsin Farm Center's economic development consultant, Frank Friar, told Wisconsin Public Radio it has helped develop about ...
But make no mistake: NAFTA is critical to grain farmers' profitability right now. There are no alternate markets for the 17.3 million metric tons - 681 million bushels - of corn sold to Mexico and Canada last marketing year at current prices, and ...
She used to attend the Greenfield farmers' market with her mother when it first began 42 years ago, and now Carey continues her family tradition, anticipating the market's opening day each year.
Weeds are a big problem for farmers. Unlike insects or disease, farmers have "weeds on virtually every acre," Hager said.
The state program assures consumers the food they're buying is local and produced by farms enrolled in an environmental management program.
The Brunswick farmers' Market was organized in 1977 with six local farmers and is the second oldest farmers' markets in Maine. A few of the founding members are still with the market. Stephanie Lipovsky of Lipovsky gardens started with the market when ...
(AP) - Nebraska utilities are reminding farmers to watch out for power lines when they are planting crops or doing other field work.
From vegetables to meat to whiskey, wine and beard butter, the Kokomo Downtown farmers market offered a little bit of everything Saturday during the start of its new summer season.
While anticipation grows for farmers beginning another planting season, Minnesota legislators are entering the homestretch at the Capitol on the new state budget.
Ms. Cooper, newly elected chairman of the Massachusetts farm Bureau Federation's Young farmers and ranchers Committee, married into a farming family when she met husband Jim at a Nashville conference six years ago. At the time, she was working at ...
Memories of the disaster prompted Hutto and seven other members of the S.C. farm Bureau Young farmers and ranchers Association to leave their loved ones for six nights.
IndianaPOLIS Indiana farmers are spending countless hours in the fields planting this year's crops, primarily corn and soybeans.
Fischer, 36, who farms in Kingman County, was one of about 50 people - many farmers - who gathered at an industrial hemp forum to learn more about a potential new cash crop that now needs the consent of the Kansas Senate before it can be researched ...
Ohio's corn farmers always have a lot to worry about. Rainfall, temperature, insects, mechanical failures or even an ill-timed illness can turn a season from a win into a disaster.
In Vermont, raw milk is legal but cannot be sold in retail establishments. Instead, thereisatwotiered system. Tier 1 producers can sell raw milk straight from the farm.
Anyone craving fresh fruits and vegetables grown by local farmers can pick those up next week as the Limestone County farmers market opens Tuesday. The market, located at 409 W. Green St., Athens, will be open on Tuesdays and Fridays. farmers and ...
Lorraine Johnson, of Joplin, makes a purchase from Mabel Brubaker, of Wentworth Baked Goods on Thursday afternoon at the Webb City farmers Market. The market offers sessions on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. markets in the area area gearing ...
URSA, Ill. -- High yields and low commodity prices in recent years have forced farmers into a precarious waiting game. A Reuters report said the U.S.
Franklin County Emergency Temporary Shelter association officials Lloyd Robbins, benefactor; Mabel Gilliland, treasurer, and the Rev.
The North East Township farmer is ripping out nearly 11,000 trees because he said he can no longer afford to produce so much of the fruit.
Talk to farmers in southwest Kansas these days, and they'll tell you the business isn't getting any easier. With unpredictable weather, drought, pests, low grain prices and rising costs of machinery, smaller family operations have to compete with big ...
The reporter's question itself was a little curious as he suggested farmers don't know how much crop to plant because of uncertainty over trade agreements.
Dan Aubry pours a bag of seed corn into a planter at his brother Steve Aubry's farm in Dimmick Township. farmers across northern Illinois have begun planting corn, using dry weather earlier this week.
They formed self-help groups and farmer clubs to empower women and build the capacity of farmers to create better livelihood opportunities.
In 2015, USDA survey data suggests about 40 percent of all family farms reported some capital gains or losses, both from the sale of farm assets and non-farm assets, while IRS data indicates the average individual taxpayer is far less likely to report ...
The Wisconsin farm Center's economic development consultant, Frank Friar, told Wisconsin Public Radio (http://bit.ly/2oGshAO) it has helped develop about 200 transition plans with farmers over the past couple of years. The majority are concerned about ...
This is a story of a war between farmers. farmers in Kent and Auburn were frustrated because their valley was constantly flooding.
Indiana farmers are expected to plant more soybeans this year as prices have gone up, Purdue University agronomist Bob Nielsen says.
Months after one of the worst droughts in New York history cost farms up to 90 percent of crop yields, farmers are still trying to cope with a rapidly unstable climate that scientists say will soon be the norm.
The State Department of Health says it has confirmed two more cases of rat lungworm disease in Hawaii. The parasite carried by rats and transmitted to humans through contact with snails and slugs.
After being sworn in April 25, agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue made his first official trip outside the Beltway to Kansas City and pledged the agency would expand trade opportunities and have a customer-first focus on the needs of farmers. Speaking ...
Geissel said snow this weekend could impact yields, but regardless, there will be losses from the extended cold snap. He said the extent of damage farmers face depends on how far along their crops have grown. Anything in bloom stage is more vulnerable.
Driving through Marshall and Polk counties this week, the brothers from Warren often would stop to point out shelterbelts and buffer strips between their cropland ...
Directors from Iowa State University Extension in Dubuque County say more and more farmers are working around-the-clock hours.
People walk through the Downtown farmers' market in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, June 4, 2016. This marked the opening day of the downtown farmers market season, which runs through Sept. 17, as well as the return of the market to Greene Square ...
At least two Northern Kentucky farmers markets have already opened for 2017. Covington farmers Market opened for business on Saturday, April 22.
McIntyre said each vendor at the Forest farmer's market is either the farmer or a relative of the farmer, and that rings true in Livengood's case, as he'll be selling his goods at the Lynchburg Community Market while his brother-in-law sells at the ...
After being sworn in April 25, agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue made his first official trip outside the Beltway to Kansas City and pledged the agency would expand trade opportunities and have a customer-first focus on the needs of farmers. Speaking ...
FOX LAKE, WI (WITI/CNN) - Facing a shut down over a dispute with Canada, most of Wisconsin's dairy farmers have found new buyers for their milk.
The market features local farmers and food producers who grow or produce what they sell. They include Chavez farms in Esparto (local eggs, organic strawberries and assorted produce); Boucher Nursery with succulents, garden starts and more; Hatfield ...
A new farmers market is cropping up this summer at Open Works in the city's Greenmount West neighborhood. Baltimore residents Sache Jones and Myeasha Taylor formed the Two Moons Food Group that focuses on Sustainability in farming and the local ...
Over the past several years, the Kokomo Downtown farmers' market has grown to provide Howard County and the surrounding area with a seriously ...
Now we know it's really spring. The Bangor farmers' market will begin its warm weather season this Sunday, April 30, from 11 a.m.
Bridgeland farmers market: Besides produce from area farms, expect Lavande lavender products, seedlings, orchids, salsas, olive oils, exotic meats, baked goods, gulf shrimp, Brazos Valley cheese, on-site food-truck snacks and cooking demonstrations.


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