Encouraging healthy eating across the U.S. could encourage the business of small-scale, diversified farms, according to a report by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
As a grower of food, you have huge leverage in helping prevent hunger in your community and across the nation. Start making a difference on World Food Day with this inspiration.
Midwest farmers rank conservation programs and environmental stewardship as top priorities in the 2012 Farm Bill, according to a National Farmers Union poll.
To help pasture-based dairies in the Southeast succeed, the University of Georgia is compiling technical knowledge and has set up a peer-farmer network.