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In an apparent handshake with the biotech industry, the USDA has declared that crop insurance does not cover organic crops contaminated by chemical or GMO drift. Other problems also plague crop insurance programs for organic farmers, as the insurance does Medical Marijuana, Cannabis, Crop Insurance, Genetics, Compost, Herbs, Organic, Farmers, Mj

GMO Drift Renders Organic Crops Uninsurable - Cornucopia Institute

Cornucopia’s Take: In an apparent handshake with the biotech industry, the USDA has declared that crop insurance does not cover organic crops contaminated

We love farmers. Share if you agree! Learn more about farmer Wendell Berry here: ---- Cornucopia Institute ( Ag Quote, Wendell Berry, Farm Images, Emergency Preparation, Gratitude Quotes, Earthship, Romantic Love Quotes, Getting To Know You, Farm Life

Wendell Berry: A Strong Voice For Local Farming and the Land - Cornucopia Institute

Wendell Berry stands before his solar panels on his Kentucky farm Image credit: Guy Mendes Yale Environment 360 by Roger Cohn For six decades, writer

A Treasure in the Valley - Cornucopia Institute Purple Sage, Herb Farm, Successful Business, Ecology, Idaho, Farmers, Place Card Holders, Herbs, Community

A Treasure in the Valley - Cornucopia Institute

Purple Sage Farms' Quest for Success by Rachel Zegerius Communications and Development Associate at The Cornucopia Institute Photo courtesy of Arlie

Grow your soil! One of the keys to strong plants and excellent produce is healthy soil. Rodale's Organic Life offers some helpful tips to improve your soil. Garden Soil, Compost, Organic Gardening, Helpful Hints, Improve Yourself, Keys, Healthy, Strong, Plants

Grow Your Soil! - Cornucopia Institute

Cornucopia’s Take: One of the keys to strong plants and excellent produce is healthy soil. Rodale’s Organic Life offers some helpful tips to improve your

Change the world for the better! The products you choose, thcauses you support and the ways in which you get involved can have real positive impact on the environment, ecology and the health of everyone we share this planet with. Food Policy, Healthy Living, Wildlife, Ecology, Farmers, Homesteading, Phoenix, Environment, Challenge

Beneficial Wildlife - Cornucopia Institute

The Unsung Heroes of a Balanced Farm Ecosystem by Marie Burcham, JD Farm and Food Policy Analyst at The Cornucopia Institute Source: Adobe Stock As any

The Female Farmer Project continues to bring attention to women in farming with this sweet coloring book. All children benefit from caring for the earth. Female Farmer, Book Show, Social Justice, Farmers, Coloring Books, Children, Kids, Benefit, Politics

Coloring Book Shows Kids Females Can Farm - Cornucopia Institute

Cornucopia’s Take: The Female Farmer Project continues to bring attention to women in farming with this sweet coloring book. All children benefit from

Eliot Coleman has more than 40 years of experience in all aspects of organic farming, including field vegetables, greenhouse vegetables, rotational Eliot Coleman, Greenhouse Vegetables, Heating A Greenhouse, Organic Farming, Greenhouses, 40 Years, Cattle, Farmers, Poultry

The Adventure of Organic Farming - Cornucopia Institute

Eliot Coleman has more than 40 years of experience in all aspects of organic farming, including field vegetables, greenhouse vegetables, rotational

Cornucopia’s Take: Our colleague, Jim Riddle, argues that organic is a naturally conservative growing method, noting that enforcing organic regulations Conservative Values, Common Ground, Organic Farming, Farmers, Donald Trump, Politics, Business, Garden, Organic Gardening

Organic Values are Conservative Values - Cornucopia Institute

Cornucopia’s Take: Our colleague, Jim Riddle, argues that organic is a naturally conservative growing method, noting that enforcing organic regulations

 Department of Agriculture on Tuesday rolled out a proposal for a research and promotion check-off program, which could unfairly promote large organic processors’ needs over those of family farmers. Board Member, Farmers, Agriculture, Proposal, Tuesday, Promotion, Organic, Group, Marketing

Organic Checkoff Proposed by USDA to the Dismay of Farmers - Cornucopia Institute

Cornucopia's Take: Of all the groups with certified organic farmers as members, or nonprofit advocacy groups supporting the organic movement, we know of

Cornucopia’s Take: South Dakota State University Extension shares photographic evidence of how tilling affects soil microbiological activity. South Dakota State, Microbiology, Sioux, State University, Farmers, Sd, Gardening, Lawn And Garden, Homesteads

Underwear Under Where? - Cornucopia Institute

Cornucopia’s Take: South Dakota State University Extension shares photographic evidence of how tilling affects soil microbiological activity. Tighty

Looking Ahead: How Do Small-Scale Farmers Survive? Tom Willey is a policy advisor for The Cornucopia Institute. He recently gave a speech on labor issues in farming, and shares it with us here. Farmers, Scale, Survival, Politics, Weighing Scale, Homesteads, Stairway, Libra

Looking Ahead: How Do Small-Scale Farmers Survive? - Cornucopia Institute

Cornucopia’s Take: Tom Willey is a policy advisor for The Cornucopia Institute. He recently gave a speech on labor issues in farming, and shares it with

Cornucopia’s Take: As more consumers seek eggs, dairy, and meat from healthy, well-fed animals, demand for high quality feed is skyrocketing. Farmers, Poultry, Stuff To Do, Insects, Dairy, Eggs, Meat, Healthy, Animals

What We Eat Matters; So Does What We Eat Eats - Cornucopia Institute

Cornucopia’s Take: As more consumers seek eggs, dairy, and meat from healthy, well-fed animals, demand for high quality feed is skyrocketing. The

World Bank Pushes Pro-Corporate Agenda for Seeds - Cornucopia Institute Corporate Business, Enabling, The Expanse, Farmers, Agriculture, Countries, Seeds, Around The Worlds, Politics

World Bank Pushes Pro-Corporate Agenda for Seeds - Cornucopia Institute

Cornucopia’s Take: A new report by The Oakland Institute exposes alarming seed system policies within the World Bank’s Enabling the Business of

Coffee drinkers may reasonably expect production and market demand to shift as coffee country grows drier and warmer. Coffee farmers are losing crops, and sometimes trees, forcing them to consider new livelihoods. Coffee Drinkers, Farmers, Trees, Weather, Country, Rural Area, Homesteads, Home Decor Trees, Wood

Weather Patterns Shrinking Coffee Production - Cornucopia Institute

Cornucopia’s Take: Coffee drinkers may reasonably expect production and market demand to shift as coffee country grows drier and warmer. Coffee farmers