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2012-09-19 23:01:32

Farm to School programs are in full swing all across the country encouraging healthy choices and local food. Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) September 19, 2012

2012-08-18 23:03:32

With health consciousness on the rise and demand for organic produce steadily increasing, industry revenue is expected to benefit.

2012-08-13 14:46:15

A study that examined how rural farmers in Ethiopia learn new farming techniques and adopt them on their own farms discovered that learning from a friend was a stronger motivator than learning from neighbors in close proximity.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.