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  • Bee People
    Bee People
    The outside of the DVD box says, ”Warning: The information you are about to see will result in hives.” It is true that the documentary Bee People is a very passionate polemic meant to get people excited about the idea of having their...
  • CRS providing aid in war-torn South Sudan
    Heroic efforts to feed the starving in South Sudan
    Imagine you are a humanitarian aid worker in war-torn South Sudan. You're in a remote area of the country where people have fled for their lives. They are starving.There is nothing to eat except whatever little you can gather in the wild. How...
  • Alex LaPrise and “Tuesday” of Emma Acres
    4-H & FFA competitions benefit students, livestock and communities
    Local and regional fairs with 4-H and Future Farmers or America (FFA) competitions help educate fair visitors about agriculture as well as build competitors’ skills, self-confidence and leadership skills. These competitors and audiences may...
  • Quietcreek's Jourdanton
    Rabbits: Housing for your new FFA or 4H rabbit
    The fall show season is just beginning; deciding to become involved FFA or 4H can be a very rewarding and fun experience. Rabbits are great project to start with, here are some tips for setting up a home for your new rabbit.Preparing a home for a...
  • John Holmes and Chef Scott Crawford tour the Raleigh City Farm, which will be located next to Standard Foods.
    Raleigh City Farm and Standard Foods to collaborate on urban harvest dinner
    Vegetable lovers will soon experience Raleigh City's Farm's harvest bounty in a special dinner prepared by well-known Chef Scott Crawford, former Executive Chef of one of North Carolina's most prestigious hotels, The Umstead Hotel and...
  • Track Rock Farmers
    The experimental biochar terrace garden
    Why, over a thousand years ago, did the inhabitants of North Georgia build massive complexes of agricultural terraces, when at the same time they were farming rich river bottom lands nearby? The answers are being found at an experimental terrace...
  • Center Line Policy Alert 081314
    County plans on letting more businesses into agriculture fold
    New agriculture ventures have been helping increase agriculture production in San Diego county. The County Board of Supervisors is workin gon a plan to foster growth in small scale agriculture operations and agricultural tourism.Supervisors voted...
  • Picture books for little farmers
    Farm-themed picture books teach about agriculture
    Whether you're doing an agricultural unit study or just have a farm-loving youngster, books about animals, tractors and life on the farm will be a delightful addition to your family reading time. Here are a few to check out on your next trip...
  • Agriculture & Mechanical Institution
    Alabama Agriculture & Mechanical University - Training for Jobs
    In the early days the Alabama A & M University was started in 1875 as a junior college with only (2) teachers and (65) students. the slaves were free in 1862. The 1st president was William H. Council. The school was organized as a state normal...
  • Susan Raines
    Visiting The Farm at the 2014 CA State Fair
    Starting July 11, the 2014 California State Fair will once again bring a focus on The Farm with three acres of plantings accompanied by information, demonstration and fun. Those who don't live in agricultural lands are provided an opportunity...
  • WFP bringing aid to Central African Republic
    Planting and school meals to stop famine in Central African Republic
    There is a massive effort to stop famine from engulfing the Central African Republic. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is leading the hunger relief mission in the war-devastated country.Violence still persists and food shortages are severe. The...
  • gardens for LAUSD
    Teachable Gardens are already growing at LAUSD
    As we wrap up the school year and all the gardens are still full of vegetables for sale at the local farmers markets, I contemplate the next years curriculum for the elementary schools in the LAUSD. Although there are many folks that are...
  • River Leaves
    Saving the Rivers of Texas
    Water is an ever increasing necessity in a fast growing state such as Texas and preserving the water in our rivers to everyone's satisfaction is an incredibly difficult task. Especially during this time of drought there is constant friction...
  • Brenda Pogge
    By land and by sea, York County zeros in on property rights
    State Delegate Brenda Pogge says “politics, not sound commonsense” are driving an Eastern Shore county campaign to zone out agricultural activities.“Downzoning always results in a loss of property rights, and we may be looking at...
  • His majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
    'Gross National Happiness' from Bhutan, the organic nation
    A story that lightens the heart is good news this Friday and it comes from The Guardian in a report that describes Bhutan as becoming an all-organic nation. One term used in the report is “Gross National Happiness.” Let’s run...