AFGC Forage Survey

Rising costs of testing and consolidation of forage seed companies have led to declining entries in public forage variety tests and many universities have discontinued their testing programs. The remaining tests are also at risk of vanishing unless all stakeholders—producers, industry, and public universities—can agree on modifications that …

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NESARE Farmer Grants for 2021

2021 NESARE Farmer Grant - Call for proposals released

Farmer Grants are for commercial producers who have an innovative idea they want to test using a field trial, on-farm demonstration, marketing initiative, or other technique.

Farmer Grant projects should seek new knowledge other farmers can use and address questions that are …

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PA Dairy Apprenticeship

On June 11, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry approved Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship to become a formal apprenticeship program for aspiring pastured dairy farmers in the state.

Founded by dairy farmers in Wisconsin, Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship was the first nationally registered farming apprenticeship in the country and is now …

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