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Fresh today from The New Farm®
Historic Tidewater plantation sustains farming through organic grains and turning crowds into customers
Regional demand for organic grains and local interest in on-farm experiences keep large acreage farm active.
New to livestock, former tobacco farmers ponder the omnivorous option
Meat goat production is one of the many hands-on demonstration projects under way at Kentucky State University to help the state's farmers meet new market demands.
Starting a farmers’ market the right way
For the farmers to come—and customers to be happy—start with a clear goal, a sound business plan and sharp people who know what they are doing.
Color of opportunity in Van Buren is blue...berries
Study says flexibility, innovation are new keys to prosperous agriculture.
Farming felt deeply, and without limits
Growing healthy food with people working at the top of their game provides special education for this young farmer seeking a career that is engaging, dynamic and thrilling.
Reader Mail
You ask, we answer. Questions from all of you answered by all our expert contacts; from Jeff Moyer, our farm manager, to worm gurus, to other farmers.

News & Views
Support for farmily farms....student leaders and student eaters....livestock targeted....and more.

ag policy perspectives
US commodity delivery policy suppresses world prices
Changing loan deficiency payment mechanism would send corn upward


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sustainable in senegal
El-Hadji Hane and Gora Ndiaye, regenerative ag education and entrepreneurship along the Petite Côte
Through local farmer organizing, commercial promotion of agroforestry and international connections, two college friends are nurturing sustainable initiatives along the tourist-impacted “Little Coast” of Senegal.

Farmers gear up cover-killing rollers for spring no-till planting season
Interest in chemical-free crop systems lead more farmers to seek high-value alternatives.
one farm to another
When your compost ingredients come from somewhere else, know what’s in the truck
Garbage in, garbage out – no matter how well you manage it.
dr. paul's research perspectives
SANREM: Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management
A new dawn for longer-term thinking.
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