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Keeping Food Safe - GAP

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Thursday February 21, 2013   -   By Jeff

This week has been exciting! I spent all day in classes on Tuesday for Illinois Department of Agriculture and USDA GAP training. GAP stands for Good Agricultural Practices. In January 2002, USDA AMS formally implemented the USDA Good Agricultural Practices...

New agricultural newspaper

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Tuesday June 07, 2011   -   By Mary

I am so proud to announce that the agricultural and nature newspaper which I assist in editing has now an online edition!  You ought to check it out...   Besides covering agriculture, nature science, art and the...

The history of fungicide - A case study of Rust

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Monday March 14, 2011   -   By Mary

Spring is the time when what we harvest in autumn is determined.   Planting is half the game, tending is the other.   Good forethought in both allows success.   For those of us planting wheat and other small grains this year, we should not...

Age Old Advice and Gardening Wisdom

Blog: West Brookfield Farmers Market   -   Sunday August 15, 2010   -   By Amy

The following excerpts taken From The Old Farmer’s Almanac by Robert B. Thomas, No. 86, 1860. Then honor him who tills the soil,As well as those who rear our domes; For both leave monuments of toil Which point to many happy homes.   Sound...

What do you think about the Ag Census?

Blog: The LocalHarvest Blog   -   Tuesday April 28, 2009   -   By Erin

If you've read our April newsletter , you know that we are interested in the data from the recently published Agricultural Census . We'd love to hear your thoughts about the census. If you are a farmer, did you participate? Why or why not? What's your sense...

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