Posts by Christa Hartsook

Posted on 10/16/2018 at 11:01 AM by Christa Hartsook

Couple Re-introduces Vineyards, Winery in Central Georgia Region In 2016, the vineyard owners were awarded a $160,000 USDA Value Added...

Posted on 09/20/2018 at 10:30 AM by Christa Hartsook

Sustainability in a farming operation means several things, i.e. how to proceed through market changes, achieve profits and even create...

Posted on 09/13/2018 at 01:25 PM by Christa Hartsook

USDA recently unveiled a new interactive webpage to identify best practices for building rural prosperity. The webpage highlights effective strategies...

Posted on 08/15/2018 at 02:15 PM by Christa Hartsook

Agricultural producers have new resources available to them to prepare for and recover from impacts of natural disasters on the...

Posted on 05/31/2018 at 02:51 PM by Christa Hartsook

ERS’s Food Environment Atlas assembles statistics on over 275 food environment indicators at the county or State level that provide...

Posted on 05/08/2018 at 09:20 AM by Christa Hartsook

Access to readily available financial capital is a key to success for small businesses. USDA’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS) administers...

Posted on 04/08/2016 at 01:45 PM by Christa Hartsook

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is making up to $44 million available to farmers, ranchers and businesses...

Posted on 09/08/2015 at 10:47 AM by Christa Hartsook

Farm Sustainability Publications, From the Farmstand: Recent Blog Posts, Press Releases RMA Moves to Increase Beginning Farmer and Livestock Farmer...

Posted on 07/01/2015 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Blog article reprinted with permission from Craig A. Morris, Agricultural Marketing Service Livestock, Poultry, and Seed Program Deputy Administrator. 100...

Categories: Local/Regional Foods

Posted on 03/17/2015 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of $96.8 million in grants to fund innovative projects designed to support specialty...

Categories: Grants