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The Nature Conservancy, Cargill Partner to Support Seaweed Farmers

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Cargill have formed a new partnership aimed at improving incomes for hundreds of seaweed farmers and restoring globally important...

Senator Sanders IDs Regen Ag as Priority in 2020 Race

Story City, IO—Senator Bernie Sanders spoke to an audience of over 75 organic farmers on Thursday about the issues facing family farmers in the...

Driscoll’s Documentary on Labor Shortages in Farming to Show at PMA Fresh

Watsonville, CA—Driscoll’s documentary The Last Harvest, which shines light on the labor shortage and immigration reform, is set to screen at the PMA Fresh...

Licenses to Cultivate Hemp Up 476% in 2019

Washington, DC--Licensed hemp acreage quadrupled in 2019, according to the 2019 U.S. Hemp License Report by Vote Hemp, a grassroots hemp advocacy organization. The...

Farmsteaders: Documentary Depicts the State of Farming Through One Family’s Experience

On Monday, September 2nd, 2019 at 10 p.m. Farmsteaders, a new documentary directed by Shaena Mallett was shown on PBS and pov.org. Farmsteaders can...

Regenerative Agriculture: 25 Things to Know Now

“Regenerative Agriculture” is a new buzz phrase—but those treating it as just another passing trend are seriously miscalculating. It’s not a marketing term—it’s a...

Organic Growers Summit to Address Soil Management, Hemp and More

Monterey, CA—The 3rd annual Organic Grower Summit (OGS), taking place in Monterey on December 4-5, will feature six educational sessions designed to inform and...

MegaFood Launches Healthy Farm Standard

Manchester, NH--MegaFood, a B Corporation, announced the launch of Healthy Farm Standard, a new program designed to encourage sustainable sourcing and improve soil health...

Farm Bill Passes Senate Agriculture Committee

The Farm Bill has passed the Senate Agriculture Committee with a 20-1 vote, with Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) being the sole "no" vote after...

Sen. McConnell Introduces Bill to Legalize Hemp

Washington, D.C. - As expected, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has introduced legislation that would remove hemp from the list of controlled...