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Upcoming Events

Morrisville State College, Morrisville, NY • December 6, 2014

This is a great educational & networking opportunity to meet with brewers, educators, growers, and prospective growers. The conference will contain one full day session of hop-related topics and there will be two additional separate tracks: A) Growing hops for beginners and B) Brewing. During the conference there will be a hops evaluation and sale.

Updates from the Field

Oct 31, 2014

New Report Finds Farmers Harmed by Decline in Nation's Public Seed Supply: an analysis of the state of our country’s plant and animal breeding infrastructure and seed supply was released October 31.

Oct 31, 2014

With just over six weeks left in the public comment period, now is the time for farmers, food business owners, and organizations to get up to speed on the Food and Drug Administration’s re-proposed FSMA rules and being preparing comments.

Oct 31, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a revised certification document that will allow farmers who receive crop insurance premium subsidies to certify that they are in compliance with highly erodible land (HEL) and wetland conservation requirements.