As someone who didn’t grow up on a farm, I completely understand how frustrating it can be trying to decide what to buy for your family. As you scroll through your favorite social media platform, your feed is most likely filled with countless articles and memes about how food is grown or raised. Chances are, […]
Following aggressive ICE raids on New York farms last week, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has issued a cease and desist letter to ICE to demand the immediate stop of unconstitutional enforcement actions. In the letter, the Governor condemns the agency’s irresponsible patterns of conduct that target immigrants and jeopardize public safety. In addition, the Governor […]
What do the penalties of passing a stopped school bus, sign language as a second language, and the availability of genetically modified foods in school cafeterias all have in common? These are all issues, among others, that the New York Parent Teacher Association will vote upon at its upcoming annual convention. Ahead of the statewide […]
Veterans and minorities, with a passion for farming, now have more opportunities, thanks to ‘The People’s Department.’ Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced $8.4 million in grants will be used by organizations in 24 states to provide training, outreach, and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged, tribal, and veteran farmers and ranchers. “USDA was created to […]
Wildlife and landscape photographer Amos Wiebe took the shots in Grande Prairie, Alberta, during the Aurora Borealis.
Cotton bollworm and armyworms inching their way into your cotton fields? Bayer has upgraded their pest protection product in 2017 with TwinLink Plus. TwinLink Plus technology combines two Bayer proprietary Bt genes (Cry1Ab and Cry2Ae), both included in TwinLink, with the Vip3Aa19 Bt gene to create TwinLink Plus for effective management of major lepidopteran pests, […]
We asked Jennifer Sirangelo, president and CEO of the National 4-H Council, these four questions about the youth organization.