Tag Archives: sustainable agriculture

Innovation is in the Air…and on the Ground

The growing season if finally starting to take hold. I have seen corn plants poking through the ground, vegetable crops starting to look like something edible, and first cut hay is on the ground in some places with hopes of … Continue reading

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20 Million Acres by 2020

When it comes to resiliency, cover crops are a no brainer! Although the temperatures are still cold outside, every farmer I know is busily planning their cropping season.  Whether it’s a vegetable grower firing up their greenhouse and anxiously awaiting … Continue reading

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Making Social Media Work in Sustainable Agriculture: 7 Lessons Learned

Since social media has quickly become a primary means of communication (i.e. 72% of all online adults now use social networking sites like Faceback, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) I’ve been conducting a professional development project for Extension educators in Vermont, Maine, … Continue reading

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