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Jun 11, 2014, 14:49 ET

American Farmland Trust: Resource Guide, Webinar Available To Assist RCPP Proposals

 With one month before the first deadline of USDA's Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), American Farmland Trust today released a...

Jun 11, 2014, 13:04 ET

American Farmland Trust: Groups Decry Hundreds of Millions in Conservation Cuts, Urge Appropriators to Honor Farm Bill Commitments, Restore Funding to Critical Programs

 Concerned that proposed cuts to federal agriculture conservation programs will have dire consequences for agriculture, the environment, and...

May 29, 2014, 14:38 ET

American Farmland Trust: Connecticut Working Lands Alliance Announces Winners Of Student Essay Contest

 The Connecticut Working Lands Alliance, a project of American Farmland Trust, today announced the seven winners of the first-ever...

May 29, 2014, 11:08 ET

American Farmland Trust, Farm and Conservation Groups, Communities Applaud New York's Restart Of Farmland Protection Program

 American Farmland Trust and representatives of agriculture, conservation and communities throughout New York today applauded the announcement...

May 27, 2014, 15:02 ET

American Farmland Trust Encourages Participation In Innovative USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program

 American Farmland Trust, which is devoted to farm and ranch land protection, today endorsed the launch of the USDA Regional Conservation...

May 02, 2014, 14:01 ET

American Farmland Trust: 2012 Census of Agriculture Shows Steady Decline Continues In Land Devoted To Farming, But That's Not The Whole Story

 The 2012 Census of Agriculture released today shows a nationwide drop in land devoted to agricultural production from 922 million acres in...

May 01, 2014, 21:16 ET

American Farmland Trust Honors Two Berks County Agricultural Land Preservation Board Charter Members With Local Hero Awards In Pennsylvania

 American Farmland Trust and the Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Association today announced Dr. Robert C. Ziegenfus and Victoria Kintzer,...

Apr 28, 2014, 14:01 ET

American Farmland Trust, Hudson Valley Farmlink Network Hosting Workshops In Orange and Ulster Counties On Farm Leasing For Farmers And Landowners In New York

 American Farmland Trust (AFT) and the Hudson Valley Farmlink Network (HVFN) are hosting two workshops on farm leasing for farmers and...

Apr 25, 2014, 10:16 ET

American Farmland Trust Report Highlights New Funding Opportunities to Help Long Island Farmers Protect Clean Water

  American Farmland Trust today released a new report to help Long Island communities and farmers pursue new conservation funding options made...

Apr 11, 2014, 09:49 ET

American Farmland Trust Urges Congress To Provide Full Funding For Farm Conservation, Protection, Beginning Farmer And Other Programs Authorized By The 2014 Farm Bill

 American Farmland Trust is asking the U.S. Senate and House Agriculture Appropriations subcommittees to provide full funding for farmland...

Apr 09, 2014, 11:48 ET

American Farmland Trust Names Larry Werries, Former Director Illinois Department of Agriculture, Coordinator For Innovative Lake Mauvaise Terre Watershed Farmer Outreach Project In Jacksonville, Morgan County

 American Farmland Trust today announced Larry Werries, former Director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture, will be the Watershed...

Apr 01, 2014, 11:11 ET

Women Owning Or Managing Farm Operations Are Invited To The April 22 Women Caring For The Land Conservation Discussion And Field Tour In Arcola, Illinois

 American Farmland Trust, Women, Food and Agriculture Network, The Nature Conservation and the Coles and Douglas County Soil and Water...

Mar 31, 2014, 14:00 ET

American Farmland Trust, The Culinary Institute of America, Fabulous Beekman Boys Hold Special Event To Raise Awareness In Culinary Students About Issues Facing Farmers

The Fabulous Beekman Boys Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell of Beekman 1802 Monday joined American Farmland Trust and The Culinary Institute of...

Mar 27, 2014, 17:53 ET

Report By American Farmland Trust, Conservation Law Foundation And The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Furthers Efforts To Build A Sustainable Regional Food System In 6 New England States

American Farmland Trust, Conservation Law Foundation and the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group released a report today geared toward...

Mar 21, 2014, 12:34 ET

American Farmland Trust: April 8 Workshop In Greenwich, New York To Educate Farmers On How To Transfer Farmland To New Farmers Through Estate Planning

American Farmland Trust has partnered with members of the Hudson Valley Farmlink Network to host a workshop on April 8 in Greenwich, New York to...

Mar 20, 2014, 09:00 ET
Mar 11, 2014, 09:00 ET

American Farmland Trust Helps Farmers In Ohio River Basin Participate In First Interstate Water Quality Credit Trades To Fund Conservation Practices

 American Farmland Trust (AFT) has partnered with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and other collaborators in a pilot program to...

Feb 18, 2014, 09:12 ET

American Farmland Trust Hosts Webinars On How Cover Crops Can Improve Soil Health, Crop Yields, Reduce The Environmental Impact Of Farming

 American Farmland Trust and the American Society of Agronomy are hosting a four-part webinar series in March to educate agricultural...

Feb 18, 2014, 09:04 ET

American Farmland Trust Receives $200,000 Grant To Expand Local Markets For Farmers Through The Farm To Institution New York State Partnership

American Farmland Trust (AFT) today announced it has received a $200,000 grant from the Local Economies Project of the New World Foundation to...

Feb 12, 2014, 09:26 ET

American Farmland Trust: Maryland Bucks National Trend, Proposes To Cut Farmland Protection Funding In Half

  American Farmland Trust (AFT) expressed its disappointment today in a proposal by Governor Martin O'Malley to cut funding for farmland...

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