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April 2015

This Year May Be the Biggest Morel Mushroom Harvest in the History of the World

National Fruit and Vegetable Retail Report (USDA AMS) April 3, 2015

Organic Valley grapples with positive problem of too much success

Lawsuit Challenges U.S.D.A. Rule Change on Organic Farming

Certified Organic Food Grown in U.S. Found Contaminated with Glyphosate Herbicide

 

March 2015

Maine Land Essay

Denmark Launches "Most Ambitious' Organic Plan

Want a Maine inn? You’re just an essay contest away
 

February 2015

Widespread pig virus threatens to bump pork prices

Here's Why Foreign Investors Are Trying to Buy American Farmland

New startup aims to reduce local food waste

Denmark Launches 'Most Ambitious' Organic Plan

Miracle grow: Indian farmers smash crop yield records without GMOs

Age Has Little Impact on Value of Used Tractors

 Emerging trends connecting people with locally grown food

Access To Quality Meat From Small, Sustainable Farms Across The United States Is Now A Viable Consumer Option

USDA announces organic seminar, help for exporters

Global Water Summit- The Water Value Revolution

National Fruit and Vegetable Retail Report (USDA AMS) February 6, 2015

Biotech is here to stay, in medicine and food (but I don't have to eat it!)

Beef Market Update: Calling the Official Start of Rebuilding the U.S. Cow Herd

Groundhog Day 2015: Punxsutawney Phil sees shadow, predicts six more weeks of winter

 

January 2015

Win a Kitchenaid Mixer

Giveaway at sweetteaandbiscuits.net: Pint size 2015 limited edition Ball Jar Heritage Collection Mason Jars. 
Congratulations to the Winner picked Friday, January 30: Elsie Oquain.

 

Return of the 3% down payment

700-Year-Old Book Owned By King Henry VIII Is World's First Gardening Manual

The Midwest’s climate future: Missouri becomes like Arizona, Chicago becomes like Texas

National Fruit and Vegetable Retail Report (USDA AMS) January 23, 2015

Organic farming gaining ground

New York is the biggest city to ban foam packaging

Farmville to Table: How Savvy Millennials Are Revolutionizing Agriculture

Farming’s Future is Small: Big Farms and Big Data Don’t Feed People

USDA May ‘Regulate Non-GMO Seed Banks To Death’

Continued record prices amid tight beef supplies in 2015

USDA announces more than $18 million to support training and development for beginning farmers and ranchers

Nature Fresh plans $200 million greenhouse complex in Ohio

How To Keep Your Chickens Warm Over The Winter

Egg Prices Are Set to Spike, and Here’s Why It’s a Good Thing

Iowa Farmers Are Suing Syngenta

Fast food consumption is out of control—and it could be blunting children’s brains

New Seattle law: No food in trash

More room for chickens likely means costlier eggs

Bad barley crop probably won't affect 2015 beer prices.  Thank Heavens.  

Organic farming more drought resistant: Report

Maine local food movement inspires credit union focused on small farms

Carolinas receive nearly $2 million in specialty crop grants

U.S. Organic food trend forecasted for growth through 2018

California Is About To Make Egg Production More Humane, By Giving Hens 70 Percent More Space

 

December 2014

GMO labeling measure fails

National Fruit and Vegetable Retail Report (USDA AMS) December 19, 2014

Latest MOFGA Price Report

Farm Fresh? Natural? Eggs Not Always What They're Cracked Up To Be

Organic industry challenges claims in certification report

Fast-Food Chain Just Became the First to Roll Out an 'All-Natural' Burger

 

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