Community

Farming Opportunities for Veterans

Community

In recent years, a host of programs – many of them run by veterans or private organizations – have sprung up to provide opportunities for veterans to turn their weapons into plowshares, including: The Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) (www.farmvetco.org). A ... read more

Farm Safety

Community

It’s a simple concept with profound implications: Ignoring hazards magnifies their potential danger, while acknowledging threats and embracing their reality empowers individuals to be proactive in their efforts to prevent accidents. So, what does that require? For agricultural workers, a ... read more

Agricultural Pollution Control

Community / Environment

The earth provides a tremendous bounty of resources – the very essence and existence of the agriculture industry as we know it. Properly managed, these resources can be made sustainable for generations to come. The key, of course, is an ... read more

New Farmers Needed

Community

Like many idealists, George Macros thought life as a teacher sounded good. At the Brooklyn school where he started his career, he ranked lowest in seniority. “I was given the classroom none of the other science teachers wanted,” he said. ... read more