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Can Minnetrista Farmers Market return to its pre-pandemic heyday? Can it even survive?

December 6, 2021

Check out This Article By Seth Slabaugh! This article by Seth Salabaugh highlights the need to rethink and revamp the Minnestrista Farmers Market post-pandemic. According…

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Small Farm Spotlight: Mike Hoopengardner

September 30, 2021

On to the next Small Farm Spotlight, featuring Mike Hoopengardner from RedBud Farm! @caprinicreamery is a farm and creamery that opened in 2011 that sells…

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NFU Beginning Farmer Institute

September 16, 2021

The National Farmers Union has just opened up applications for the 2022 Beginning Farmer Institute Program(BFI)! BFI is a free year-long training program intended to…

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Autumn Climate Outlook

September 7, 2021

via Purdue Extension by Hans Schimtz. Current models forecast a warmer than average fall, with equal chances for above-normal, below-normal or normal amounts of precipitation.…

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Farmers Market Forum

September 7, 2021

The Farmers Market Forum is an annual summit of panel discussions, state-wide updates, and real-world applications. Because of global effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, this…

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Finding the Right SARE Grant for Your Research Project

September 7, 2021

Dr. Tamara Benjamin has provided an hour long webinar on how to find the right Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) grant – view the…

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New Legal Guide Helps Grain Farmers and Processors Navigate Food Safety Regulations

September 7, 2021

September 7, 2021 From the Artisan Grain Collaborative, the Midwest-based Artisan Grain Collaborative and the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems(CAFS) at Vermont Law School…

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Need Help With Grants?

August 24, 2021

Looking for Help on Writing Grants or More Information About Grants? Grants.gov has useful information and resources on searching and applying for grants, grant policies,…

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The Dirt on Organic Farming Podcast

August 10, 2021

Hosted by Mallory Krueger and Nate Powell-Pal, “In The Dirt on Organic Farming” openly discuss the sometimes messy promise of the organic opportunity. They combine…

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Periodical Cicadas

July 19, 2021

Plan Ahead to Protect Young Fruit Trees From 17-Year Periodical Cicadas Emerging in May KEY CICADA FACTS Cicadas won’t hurt you or your pets. But…

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