July 29, 2014 — Today, USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced the availability of over $9 million in outreach and technical assistance for minority farmers and ranchers and military veterans that are new to farming and ranching. Assistance for Soci
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Aspiring Illinois farmers, new growers with less than five years’ experience, commodity farmers interested in diversifying to include fruit or vegetable production, and high school and community college agriculture teachers are invited to apply now for t
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In this video, Jesse Trushenski tackles some of the major issues related to sustainability in aquaculture, separating fact from fiction. Is aquaculture sustainable? Spoiler alert--it is!
Dr. Trushenski is an Associate Professor with the Center for Fish
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