ATTRA’s daily recap of sustainable agriculture news and resources gleaned from the Internet.
A few months ago, I was given the enjoyable assignment of updating the 2006 ATTRA publication Soil Moisture Monitoring: Low-Cost Tools and Methods. I was curious to learn what had changed in the world of soil moisture monitoring and irrigation scheduling over the past decade or so.
Minnesota Shepherd Janet McNally has faced down challenges ranging from wolves, to wildfires, to winter.
I have had many Allium adventures, growing them from seeds and from sets from items found in the grocery store. In fact, one of the things that got me hooked on growing things as a child was snatching a sprouting onion from my mother’s kitchen and planting it, only to see it develop into three distinct onion plants. Propagation was always such a fascinating concept to me.
Charley Jordan, a flower farmer in Tennessee, says horticulture therapy can be a boon to fellow veterans.
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.
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.
USDA is gathering input to help shape a planned grant program focused on improving the resiliency of our food and agricultural supply chain by addressing labor shortages in agriculture, reducing irregular migration, and
American Farmland Trust (AFT) has released Smart Solar℠ principles for solar development to help projects meet three important goals — to accelerate solar energy development, strengthen farm viability, and safeguar
Related ATTRA Publication: Farmers Markets: Marketing and Business Guide American Farmland Trust and the Farmers Market Coalition announced the winners of the summer-long 14th annual America’s Farmers Market Celebr