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American Farmland Trust's "Saving The Land That Sustains Us" Finalist In The Ideas For Change In America Contest

American Farmland Trust's (AFT) idea, No Farms No Food - Saving the Land That Sustains Us, placed first in the "Food & Agriculture" ideas category in the Ideas For Change in America contest sponsored by However, the contest isn't over yet, and the final round of voting begins March 1, 2010 at 1 p.m. ET and concludes on Friday March 11, 2010 at 11 p.m. ET at

by Jennifer Morrill (few years ago!)
Chicken Houses Plus is now making Affordable Backyard Chicken Coops to hold 2-3 hens is making affordable Backyard Chicken Coops to hold 2-3 hens for anyone that would like to start raising their own chickens for fresh eggs. These backyard chicken houses are made to blend into your landscaping and don't look like your everyday chicken coop.

by Suzie OConnor (few years ago!)
Vertical Farming Begins Making Waves

Vertical Farmtech LLC has created a vertical farming system that may provide the answers for farmland destruction, save energy, and create farming operations within urban centers.

by Eddie Nurieli (few years ago!)
N.C. MarketReady Receives $200,000 Grant to Grow Agricultural Efforts in North Carolina

N.C. State University Program Helps N.C. Farmers Be More Successful.

by Leah Chester Davis (few years ago!)
Medea Group announces inclusion of John Deere Water Technologies? drip irrigation in the Backpack Farm Agro Program impacting Africa?s small landholder farmers

Medea Group announces inclusion of John Deere Water Technologies? drip irrigation in the Backpack Farm Agro Program impacting Africa?s small landholder farmers John Deere Water is lending its support to the Medea Group Ltd.?s Backpack Farm (BPF) Agriculture Program ( The Backpack Farm is a comprehensive program enabling food autonomy in East Africa?s rural communities by providing small landholders with the cutting edge tools, training and technical support to build small landholder farming cooperatives.

by Rachel Zedeck (few years ago!)
Zameen Organic Director Gijs Spoor honoured with Ashoka Fellowship following groundbreaking work empowering marginalised cotton farmers

Zameen Organic director, Gijs Spoor, is awarded Ashoka Fellowship.

by Paul May (few years ago!)
Aavishkaar furthers commitment to producer ownership with a 10m INR investment in Zameen Organic

Zameen Organic, a farmer-owned cotton company is awarded 10m INR from Micro Venture Capital Fund Aavishkaar.

by Paul May (few years ago!)
Insights with host Hugh Downs Invites the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology as Advisor

Council for Agricultural Science and Technology invited to participate in Public TV Series as Content Advisor.

by Mark Miller (few years ago!)
Agriculture auction Bidagri is the UK's new agriculture marketplace launching in August 2009

Agriculture auction Bidagri will be the UK?s new marketplace to buy and sell agriculture equipment, machinery, livestock and property.

by Rory Sinclair (few years ago!)
Grant Lets Washington State Farmers Markets Go Wireless with GoMobile Commerce

GoMobile Commerce have geared up 20 Farmers Markets throughout Washington State to accept Credit, Debit, and EBT cards through their wireless Blue Bamboo H50 terminal.

by Heather Mickelson (few years ago!)
FarmOn, connecting producers in the farming industry to information, resources and sustainable practices that work

FarmOn is an online community designed to help young farmers explore new ideas that will aid in increased productivity and marketability. The on-line community is designed to put farmers in touch through point-and-click services to educational resources, forums, direct sales opportunities, industry relevant videos and blogs.

by Bob Smith (few years ago!)
Farmers are Making Every drop of Water Count

Farmers are using an organic water conservation prouduct to help make every drop of water count.

by Adrianne James (few years ago!)
PELLENC powers ahead to SITEVI with latest all-terrain grape-harvester

PELLENC is launching its 8000 Range, intended to improve winegrowers? working conditions, and grape harvesting in general. The 8000 Range boasts a new motorisation system, a cabin with reworked ergonomics and design, as well as a control panel featuring all the latest functionalities. Already available for the next harvesting season, the new all-terrain grape-harvester will be unveiled during SIT.

by Kate Ambler (few years ago!)
CSWA Response To Misleading National Geographic Article

Below is a response from the CSWA to National Geographic regarding a May article "Toll of Wine," which greatly misrepresented the carbon footprint from shipping a bottle of wine.

by Jason Franco (few years ago!)
Space 2009 To Show Animal Breeding Sector At Its Best

The SPACE 2009 trade fair will play host to the cattle (dairy and meat), pig, poultry, sheep, goat and rabbit breeding sectors, both French and international, from 15 to 18 September 2009. The event will be held in Rennes, in western France, in one of Europe?s major multi-species breeding regions. There will be a particular focus on the Salers and Simmental cattle breeds during the show.

by Kate Ambler (few years ago!)
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