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    ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture Program

    ATTRA is a program developed and managed by the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT).
    Our services are available to farmers, ranchers, market gardeners, Extension agents, researchers, educators, farm organizations, and others involved in agriculture, especially those who are economically disadvantaged or belong to traditionally underserved communities.

  • "Resilience" is the latest buzz-word in the lexicon of sustainable agriculture... and for good reason. Resilience is the ability to recover or bounce back after a challenge or setback.
    By Guy Ames, NCAT Horticulture Specialist

  • While we never have a problem selling what we have available, we also don’t usually have an overwhelming demand. As soon as COVID-19 hit, though, people who have never bought meat from us before began reaching out to see if we had any meat available for sale. They wanted to stock their freezers!
    By Margo Hale, NCAT Southeast Regional Director and NCAT Livestock Specialist

  • Like all plants, avocados have secrets to share; understanding the plants we grow can unlock their potential and bring a deeper understanding of the ecology in our own back yards. Here are a few considerations for your backyard avocados, as well as a propagation technique that can be used on a number of plants. By Omar Rodriguez
    NCAT Agriculture Specialist

  • Farmers Paul Kaiser and Ward Burroughs tell how they invest in their soils by applying the 5 principles of healthy soil management on their farms.

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ATTRA’s daily recap of sustainable agriculture news and resources gleaned from the Internet.

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ATTRA’s interactive calendar of events will keep you updated on the the goings on in Sustainable Agriculture. We also provide the opportunity for organizations to publicize their upcoming event, festival and projects through our online events calendar.

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Internship Opportunities

A directory of on-the-job learning opportunities in sustainable and organic agriculture in the U.S. (and some in Canada) has been published since 1989 as a tool to help farmers and apprentices connect with each other.

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A clearinghouse of available grant and funding opportunities within the realm of Sustainable Agriculture.

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