New Tool for Improving Switchgrass

USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have developed a new tool for deciphering the genetics of a native prairie grass widely studied for its potential as a biofuel.

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The Food Truck Economy

Food truck economies are booming in LA, elsewhere…

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Feed the economy or starve it? The answer’s clear

How could extra federal stimulus money benefit under-funded food system projects?

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From swords to plowshares: Introducing military veterans to farming

Story of introducing military veterns to the joys of urban farming…

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Stone Barn Center for Food and Agriculture

Helpful resources available: The young Farmers Conference is a program especially for young and new farmers. The forum allows participants to learn from agricultural luminaries, through workshops, keynotes, and panel discussions…

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Schwarzenegger Vetoes Overtime for Farmworkers

The governor agrees with giant agribusinesses and organic-farm owners who contend that an eight-hour workday isn't practical in the agriculture industry…

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