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How tobacco farms are going organic

Nov 5, 2014
The federal program designed to help tobacco farmers transition from the depression-era quota system to the free market has officially ended.
Posted In: tobacco, Organic farming, North Carolina

Cluck, cluck: Debating the merits of urban chickens

Aug 18, 2013
Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer explores the costs of putting a chicken coop in the backyard.
Posted In: urban chickens, Organic farming, Portlandia

Agriculture Secretary keeps eye on farm bill, organic farming

May 15, 2013
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack hopes organic farming will help financially strapped small-scale farmers.
Posted In: farm bill, Agriculture, farming, Organic farming

Small farms struggle for startup funding

Mar 8, 2013
More consumers want to buy food from small, local farms. But those types of growers are having a hard time getting start-up money.
Posted In: Organic farming