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e8d766 NewsAugust 31, 2020

Miraculously, they survived, though many of her neighbors weren’t that lucky. Girl on a Hill and Castle Rock Farm were just several of the farms that had their entire operations wiped out. As of Sunday evening, the LNU Lightning Complex Fires have burned more than 341,000 acres in Sonoma, Napa and Lake counties, impacting agriculture... Read More »

e8d766 NewsAugust 29, 2020

According to the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC), access to land is the number one cited challenge for beginning farmers. In response to that, we are starting to see programs that incentivize getting farmland into the hands of beginning farmers. As Civil Eats reports, more and... Read More »

e8d766 NewsAugust 29, 2020

COVID-19 is breaking out on farms across the nation. Sure, the CDC has creating guidance for COVID prevention in the agricultural industry, but that is exactly what it is – mere guidance aka not mandatory. In the absence of strong federal leadership in this arena, some states are stepping up to the plate with their own mandatory rules for COVID testing on the farm. On August 3rd... Read More »

e8d766 NewsAugust 29, 2020

As Congress sits deadlocked, unable to agree on additional COVID relief measures, several states are taking their own initiative to support their beleaguered workers. Both Pennsylvania and Vermont unveiled programs in the last month to do something the HEROES Act wanted... Read More »

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As Congress sits deadlocked, unable to agree on additional COVID relief measures, several states are taking their own initiative to support their beleaguered workers. Both Pennsylvania and Vermont unveiled programs in the...

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e8d766 NewsAugust 28, 2020

Rural America – so bucolic, so peaceful, those amber waves of grain blowing gently in the wind…

Or not. These days the American countryside is full of high drama and high stakes. Neighbors pitted against neighbors over the stink of confined animal feeding operations. Organic crops wilting to their death from dicamba drifting over from conventional crops upwind. Differing farm practices... Read More »

e8d766 NewsJuly 24, 2020

COVID Relief News

PPP extended to August 8th Finally, we have an answer on what the government will do with all that money that’s left in the PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) pot. The PPP application period was set to expire on June 30 but at the 11th hour the Senate swooped in to pass a bill to extend it another month. The House approved the... Read More »
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COVID Relief News

PPP extended to August 8th Finally, we have an answer on what the government will do with all that money that’s left in the PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) pot. The PPP application period was set to expire on June 30 but at the 11th hour the Senate swooped in to pass a bill to...
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