ATTRA’s daily recap of sustainable agriculture news and resources gleaned from the Internet.
"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.
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.
Related ATTRA Publication: Payments for Ecosystem Services The Western Landowners Alliance has released a new publication titled Paying for Stewardship: A Western Landowners’ Guide to Conservation Finance. This gui
Answer: Calculating prices for grazing services can be difficult, especially for a beginner. The two most common price structures are flat rates and incentive rates. Flat rates are used by many graziers; these are consti
The Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) has awarded eight northern New York farm and food businesses with a total of $100,000 in grant funding for efforts that will bolster food and farm security in the region. G