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Sales from U.S. Horticulture Operations Up 18 Percent in Five Years, USDA Reports

Sales from U.S. Horticulture Operations Up 18 Percent in Five Years, USDA Reports

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2015 –Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the 2014 Census of Horticultural Specialties report, which shows that horticulture operations sold a total of $13.8 billion in floriculture, nursery and specialty crops in 2014, up 18 percent since 2009.

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Sales from U.S. Organic Farms Up 72 Percent, USDA Reports

Sales from U.S. Organic Farms Up 72 Percent, USDA Reports

WASHINGTON, Sep 17, 2015 –Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the results of the 2014 Organic Survey, which show that 14,093 certified and exempt organic farms in the United States sold a total of $5.5 billion in organic products in 2014,

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NCAT Radio Show

The National Center for Appropriate Technology’s Sustainable Agriculture Spotlight is a weekly Internet radio show. The show covers a wide range of topics on sustainable agriculture, including on-farm production of biodiesel, integrated pest management, growing crops for farmers’ markets, organic crop certification and federal farm policy. Host

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Funds Available for Kansas Farmers for Organic Transition Practices

(Includes Hoop House Cost-Share Funds) March 12, 2010 is the deadline for signing up for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) 2010 Organic and Transition to Organic Special Initiative under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program in Kansas. Kansas has received $1,416,186 for this initiative in 2010.

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