like to announce a great new opportunity for an
editor and writer with strong agricultural background. We are seeking
an experienced journalist and manager for a full-time, 3-year temporary
assignment position here at The New Farm, funded by the USDA's Risk
Management Agency.. We'll need someone who can shepherd two large
projects to completion over a three-year period. These projects
include development of an online training course in transitioning
to organic, and development of a simulation tool that will allow
farmers to evaluate the economic benefits of transitioning to organic.
here for more information.
This position is available because of two grants we've received
from the USDA totally more than $3 million. The grants will allow
us to expand the OPX to 13 new markets and develop the two tools
described above. If you'd like more details on the grants, click
We've updated the bookstore again.
We've added dozens of new books in the last week, two new reviews,
and 16 staff recommends for books we'd like to give to friends and
family. Check out the bookstore homepage, and we encourage you to
take advantage of our reader review feature at the bottom of each
book entry and share your thoughts about a book with other readers.
Go to the bookstore now.
--Chris Hill, Executive Editor
Don't forget to check
out our latest Organic
Moopheus speaks, factory farms tremble
(See "Meatrix" below for more.)