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2011-08-13 11:00:00

KCK benefit festival headlined by Ag Hall of Fame Inductee Willie Nelson and Board Members Mellencamp, Young and Matthews KANSAS CITY, Kan., Aug. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As America struggles with mounting economic challenges, Farm Aid used its annual benefit festival to underscore family farmers' essential role in a stronger financial future for our country. Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews, joined by more than a dozen...

2011-08-13 06:18:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anvil Knitwear is a proud sponsor of Farm Aid 2011 whose mission is to build a vibrant family farm-centered system of agriculture in America. The concert will feature six exclusive Farm Aid designs on Anvil Knitwear t-shirts featuring Texas cotton from organic and transitional growers. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-08-12 00:00:28

A consortium of community advocates, political leaders and farmers launched SAFE: "Save America's Food and Economy" - saveamericasfood.org - to protect farms and agriculture from the impact of H.R. 2164, otherwise known as the "Legal Workforce Act." Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Advocates say H.R. 2164 immigration bill will hurt U.S. economy, farms and food supply. A consortium of community advocates, political leaders and farmers launched SAFE: "Save America's Food and Economy" -...

2011-08-09 14:12:00

Kansas City-Area Farmers, Businesses and Organizations to Bring Local Flavor to All Day Music Festival KANSAS CITY, Kan., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Farm Aid announced that Kansas City afro-beat, soul-funk band Hearts of Darkness will play at its all-day music and food festival this Saturday, Aug. 13. Hearts of Darkness recently performed at the Kanrocksas Music Festival this past Saturday. As Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews and the rest of...

2011-07-22 00:01:00

Online program "ËœProducing Excellence' introduces America to our nation's hardworking farmers and ranchers. During its 95th anniversary year, Farm Credit will publish a series of customer profiles online at FarmCredit.com/ProducingExcellence that celebrate agribusiness leaders and entrepreneurs in American agriculture. Additionally, users can learn more about Farm Credit's 95-year legacy through an interactive historic timeline. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Today, Farm Credit...

2011-07-21 12:18:00

KANSAS CITY, Kan., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Farm Aid and the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame announced that Farm Aid founder and president Willie Nelson will be inducted into the Agricultural Hall of Fame. Nelson will be honored in a ceremony to take place on the morning before Farm Aid's 2011 concert scheduled for August 13 at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. "We want to recognize Mr. Nelson for his long commitment to America's family...

2011-07-07 04:00:00

KANSAS CITY, Kan., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Farm Aid announced an array of artists who will join the musical lineup for its 2011 concert, scheduled for August 13 at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. Jason Mraz, Jamey Johnson, Jakob Dylan, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Will Dailey & the Rivals, Robert Francis, Pegi Young & the Survivors, Rebecca Pidgeon, Billy Joe Shaver and John Trudell will all join Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, John...

2011-06-02 14:24:00

Willie Nelson and Farm Aid Activate the Family Farm Disaster Fund CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As thousands deal with the aftermath of the devastating tornadoes and severe storms that continue to threaten the South, Midwest and Northeast, Farm Aid has activated its Family Farm Disaster Fund to aid in the immediate relief effort for family farmers in the affected regions. "Our hearts go out to all the folks across the country that have been affected by the...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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