MSU’s UPREC celebrates successful growing season for two local farms as part of business incubator program

CHATHAM, Michigan (WJMN) – Michigan State University’s Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center (UPREC) is celebrating a successful growing season for two farms in the university’s incubator program. According to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Michigan’s food and farming system makes up a large portion of the state’s …

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Mother Raw Expands Herbal Line With Dips

As Mother Raw nears our third anniversary as a darling salad dressing in the plant-based organic food space, it was only natural for us to focus on creating dairy-free dips and quesos that are creamy, irresistible, and delicious. made with familiar ingredients, ”said Mother Raw, CEO Kristi knowles, who is …

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Sri Lanka’s organic farming crisis: learning from failures

Sri Lanka found itself in economic crisis as it continued to produce 100% organic food ‘The food crisis in Lanka shows the dangers of organic farming ”. It was the title of a column by Indian economist Swaminathan Anklesaria Aiyar, published recently in a national daily. Aiyar’s article analyzed the …

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Carrots can take center stage

Boulder County Farmers Markets We are like you. We nibble on carrots at our desks or during the day. We eat them in the car on long journeys. We take them for granted, frankly. That little energy punch and crunch is what gets us through this afternoon energy crisis. But …

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Colorado Farm Bureau’s mental health program tailors resources to farmers

Launched this spring by the Colorado Farm Bureau and several agricultural and behavioral health partners, the Colorado Agricultural Addiction and Mental Health Program provides support and resources to farmers and ranchers struggling with mental health challenges. The program provides vouchers to offset the cost of accessing licensed, agriculture-friendly behavioral health …

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