Agricultural Policy

New Certification for Bee-Friendly Farms

[caption id="attachment_144543" align="alignright" width="300"] Click image to watch video[/caption]New USDA Certification for Bee-Friendly Farms WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017 – A new certification program enables agricultural producers to let consumers know they are farming in ways that benefit bees. Funded by a grant from the U.S. Department...

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A Guide to Farming-Friendly Solar

A Guide to Farming-Friendly Solar From the University of Vermont's Center for Sustainable Agriculture: "Locally grown goods from farms and sustainable energy are good things that seem quintessentially Vermont. But sometimes the production of these hallmarks of sustainable living can find themselves in competition for land...

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Sustainable Agriculture Advocacy in 2017

Sustainable Agriculture Advocacy in 2017 With a new president and the 115th Congress recently sworn in, farmers and sustainable agriculture advocates around the country have been asking: What does this new Administration and Congress mean for agriculture and food policy? How can we most effectively advocate...

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MTSU Launches Degree In Fermentation Science

For Future Tennessee Wine (Or Kimchi) Producers, MTSU Launches Degree In Fermentation Science From Nashville Public Television: Middle Tennessee State University says its newest degree program will allow students to tap into a growing industry in the state: fermented food and drink. Starting next fall,...

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TOGA included in the 2016 Good Food Org Guide

TOGA included in the 2016 Good Food Org Guide Tennessee Organic Growers Association is honored to be included in this year's Good Food Guide Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation have just released the third annual Good Food Org Guide, which features 1,000 nonprofit organizations creating...

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