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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...

2011-05-26 00:00:28

Illinois Farm Families know that Moms have questions about farmers, farming, and how we grow your food. We're opening our doors, and inviting Chicago-area Moms to visit our farms, so we can answer your questions, and show you what really happens on today's farms. Visit watchusgrow.org and apply to be a Field Mom or subscribe to follow the Field Moms online as they tour our farms. Bloomington, Ill. (PRWEB) May 25, 2011 Illinois Farm Families understand that consumers have questions about how...

2011-05-11 14:00:00

Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews will headline first concert at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park on Aug. 13 KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid announced today that it will bring its annual benefit concert to Kansas City, marking the first time that the organization will stage the event in Kansas. Farm Aid 2011 will be the first concert event at the new LIVESTRONG Sporting Park, which opens June 9. "I'm looking forward to bringing my friends...

2010-10-04 09:56:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Anvil Knitwear, a leading manufacturer of sustainable apparel, premiered a digital short at Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America Concert at Miller Park in Milwaukee on October 2, as part of its sponsorship of the event. The thought provoking video educates consumers about the impact of pesticide use on the environment and farmers and encourages consumers to support organic farmers. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, click:...

2010-10-02 11:00:00

Nelson, Mellencamp, Young and Matthews headline historic benefit festival in heart of "America's Dairyland" MILWAUKEE, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family farmers are growing hope for America, according to the artists, issue experts and advocates gathered here to mark Farm Aid's 25th year. "We never intended to be here this long," said Farm Aid president and founder Willie Nelson, "but we know our country needs family farmers, and we will be here as long as family farmers need us....

2010-09-30 03:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Farm Aid today announced that Jamey Johnson will join the all-star lineup for its annual benefit concert, Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America, on Saturday, October 2, at Miller Park. Johnson will join Farm Aid president and founder Willie Nelson and board members John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds, as well as Kenny Chesney, Norah Jones, Jason Mraz, Jeff Tweedy, Band of Horses, Amos Lee, Robert Francis, BoDeans, Lukas...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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