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For 25 years, National Public Lands Day has brought together thousands of people to donate their time, talent, and passion to support America's public lands.... [Read More]
Growing up in central New Jersey, I loved to eat the fresh fruit from the two pear trees my family grew in our backyard. I... [Read More]
Every year the USDA Forest Service hosts a Fall Colors webpage full of useful information about where and when to see fall colors in your... [Read More]
The CACFP Halftime: Thirty on Thursdays webinar series is a set of monthly interactive, skills-building webinars that focus on hot topics related to the updated... [Read More]
The Glacial Lake Cranberries farm, located in Cranmoor, Wisconsin, has been in Mary Brown's family since 1923. Her 6,000 acres consists of 330 acres of... [Read More]
A system designed to protect citrus trees from the deadly greening disease withstood the ravaging winds of Hurricane Irma last year, University of Florida (UF)... [Read More]
This Program Area Priority examines the interrelationship of natural resources and the environment with agriculture and rural comm... [Read More]
If you are an applicant or someone who is interested in applying, you should become familiar with the sections below. [Read More]
This handbook is designed to help 4-H professionals to understand the 4-H Name and Emblem federal regulations that must be followed. It explains their role... [Read More]
Review this list to identify the OGFM AMD Capacity grant staff to contact with questions. For competitive grants, please see the RFA or your Notice... [Read More]
Many people and organizations are interested in using the 4-H Name and Emblem. This handbook explains the relevant federal regulations and application procedures to become... [Read More]
Remember "plastics make it possible!" – the advertisement campaign from the 1980s? There's a new kind of plastic in town 30 years later – bioplastics. [Read More]
A recent study shows that California Market Match simultaneously reduced diet-related illness of California's low-income shoppers and stabilized farming communities in some of the United... [Read More]
In addition to efforts to predict high-risk areas for cheatgrass, researchers at the University of Wyoming are developing a better understanding of management thresholds to... [Read More]
What can scientists learn about human neurodegenerative disease from a major soybean pest? It's not a trick question; the answer lies in the soybean cyst... [Read More]
America's vast western grazing lands produce food for the nation, recreation revenues for local communities, and habitat for wildlife. Producers often manage large swaths of... [Read More]
About 40 percent of South Dakotans eat fruit less than once a day, and 26 percent eat vegetables less than once each day. Rural residents... [Read More]
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a generic clearance that will allow... [Read More]
Working forests throughout Washington State are losing vigor and experiencing severe mortality due to drought, overly dense stands, bark beetle epidemics, and wildfire. Washington State... [Read More]
Dairy producers throughout Iowa were able to re-evaluate best management practices for their transition cow program. Project Director Jennifer Bentley notes that while transition cow... [Read More]