ATTRA’s daily recap of sustainable agriculture news and resources gleaned from the Internet.
In this video, Tammy Howard, an NCAT horticulture specialist, shares her recipe for potting mix from her cut flower operation, Nana Louie Farm, in Belgrade, Montana.
I have recently been awakened to a re-evaluation of risk and uncertainty. Have these changes in risk and uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the need and desire to re-examine crop insurance?
By Jeff Schahczenski, NCAT Agricultural and Natural Resource Economist
In this video, Dave Scott, a livestock specialist with NCAT’s ATTRA program and co-owner of Montana Highland Lamb in Whitehall, Montana, discusses how the business is adjusting after having lost markets because of the COVID 19 pandemic.
In this video, Devona Bell, NCAT’s director of sustainable agriculture and sustainable communities, shares her seed starting system – which is based in the sun room of her Virginia home and features homemade grow tables. Devona also discusses potting mix and her choice of seed varieties.
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.
A feature in Civil Eats reports on the recent boom in online food purchasing and how it is affecting small farmers. With more shoppers buying online and requesting delivery, more small farms are moving to online marketin
A study published by the University of California, Davis, showed that whole-orchard recycling, or grinding and chipping old almond trees and returning them to the soil, had benefits over the standard practice of burning
The Land Stewardship Project (LSP) has created an online Farmer-Eater Exchange to help connect its food-producing Upper Midwest members with customers. Some farmer-members have lost access to customers due to the closing