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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.

2011-07-22 00:01:00

Online program ‘Producing Excellence’ introduces America to our nation’s hardworking farmers and ranchers.

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.

2011-06-16 14:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An additional 1,469 acres of prime farmland on 16 farms have been protected through Pennsylvania's nationally recognized farmland preservation program, the Department of Agriculture said today. "Pennsylvania is the national leader in farmland preservation, and today 16 more families protected their land from development, ensuring it will continue to be farmed for many generations," said Agriculture Secretary George Greig.

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.

2011-05-02 13:11:00

Market Open Tuesdays and Fridays, May to November HARRISBURG, Pa., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Farmers Open Air Market will return to the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center on May 3, providing Harrisburg-area residents and visitors an opportunity to purchase locally grown food directly from producers, acting Agriculture Secretary George Greig said today. The market will be open from 9 a.m.

2011-04-21 12:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An additional 2,069 acres of prime farmland on 18 farms has been permanently protected through the state's nationally recognized farmland preservation program, acting Agriculture Secretary George Greig said today.

2011-04-13 08:15:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Barns Foods Inc.

2011-04-12 05:00:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Triscuit Crackers, a 100% whole grain snack, is joining non-profit Urban Farming and cities across the country including Denver, Washington, DC and Minneapolis in declaring today "Home Farming Day" to kick off the 2011 planting season and celebrate the idea that everyone, everywhere can grow their own vegetables and herbs.


Latest Farms Reference Libraries

Hill farming
2013-09-20 13:07:03

Hill farming involves using is a particular piece of land for grazing sheep and cattle. This form of farming is used particularly by the farmers of the UK in the higher elevations. Farmers generally do not have access to winter fodder for their cattle, therefore, sheep farms are typical for such areas. Due to this restricted access, farmers move the herds to lower elevations for feeding. These specific farms are found in the North and South-Western areas of England, as well as the...

Hill Farming
2013-08-05 10:40:24

Hill farming is a particular piece of land for grazing sheep and cattle. This form of farming is used particularly by the farmers of the UK in the higher elevations. Farmers do not have access to winter fodder for the cattle; therefore, sheep farms are typical for such areas. Due to this restricted access, farmers move the herds to lower elevations for feeding. These specific farms are found in the North and South-Western areas of England, as well as the highlands of Scotland. The harsh...

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