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🕔10:22, 15.Nov 2018

If you haven’t already finished your harvest, I’m hoping you’re getting very close.  This is the time of year when activities on the farm take a slower pace, giving folks time to review and reflect on the season past.  In just

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The Face of a New Farm Bill Updated

🕔08:53, 27.Feb 2018

I recently received the NFU E-Newsletter and wanted to share what the National Farmers Union says about our nation’s Farm Bill: The Farm Bill is the most important and comprehensive piece of food and farm legislation in the United States.  It’s critical not just

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A Positive Path for Rural America

🕔16:14, 5.Feb 2018

Anne Hazlett, the USDA’s Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development, recently spoke of a signed executive order that created an Agricultural and Rural Prosperity task force.  More than 21 different federal agencies with resources to help rural communities gathered

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Are You an MG or an FG? Updated

🕔14:37, 31.Jul 2017

So why did you become a farmer?  There have been many studies showing that farm transitions are impacted by farm family dynamics, societal and cultural values, land ownership, succession, community factors and economic conditions.  And while social achievement and satisfaction through

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Thanksgiving Thank You (VIDEO) Updated

🕔14:17, 23.Nov 2015

Today is Thanksgiving, and I once again want to thank those responsible for putting the food on my table.  The turkey, potatoes, squash, pumpkin and apple pies, milk…and even the wine that I share with friends and family this time

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Case Construction and CNH Supporting Food Sustainability Programs Updated

🕔11:43, 27.Jun 2014

The 6th Annual Victory Garden Blitz was held May 10-24 2014 and provided over 500 raised-bed gardens to people in the greater Milwaukee area. At the completion of this year’s event there were more than 2,000 gardens for communities throughout

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