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National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Intern

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC), which represents over 100 organizations working for small and mid-sized farms through advocacy to support agriculture and food systems that are ecologically and socially responsible, is looking for a policy intern for the fall term. This … Continue reading

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Summer Field Days

Don’t miss upcoming organic field days!  http://illinoisorganicgrowers.org/events/ So far there is a MOSES field day on artisinal grains July 24 in Pecatonia IL an ‘In her boots’ field day in Libertyville IL. on Aug. 24 and, an ‘Opportunities in Organic … Continue reading

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Prairie River Network Day and Picnic at Allerton

Don’t forget about Sunday’s PRN Day at Allerton! Join PRN staff, board, fellow members, and river lovers as we celebrate river stewardship at the fun-filled PRN Day at Allerton! In 1967, the proposed Oakley Reservoir on the Sangamon River was … Continue reading

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Program Coordinator https://thecosa.org/who-we-are/about-us/advisory-panel/ Sustainability is the defining challenge of the 21st century and COSA believes that you cannot manage sustainability until you can measure it. Driven by the conviction that reliable data enables better decision-making and greater accountability, we develop … Continue reading

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Oral Histories of National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)

Check out this series of interviews Ron Kroese has worked on during his stint as Senior Fellow in the University of Minnesota’s Endowed Chair in Agricultural Systems. Ron’s oral history project is documenting the formation and evolution of what today … Continue reading

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March for Science April 22 in CU

When is the March for Science: Champaign-Urbana?   The CU March will be on the same day as the national March for Science: Saturday, April 22nd. It will begin at 5 PM and will end around 7 PM.  Where is the … Continue reading

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New Times, New Tools: Cultivating Climate Resilience on Your Farm

Laura Lengnick, author of Resilient Agriculture, will be at Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 2– 5 pm to discuss her book and look at PFFC as a case study of resilience in the face of … Continue reading

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UC Davis Student Farm is seeking a new director

Just heard about this GREAT JOB at UC Davis’s Student Farm (SF).  But first.. the fact that they are seeking a new director means that Mark Van Horn, has retired –  I just have to take a minute to acknowledge … Continue reading

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Nutrient Mgt and Water Quality Jobs and Univ Minnesota

Hey, check it out.  There are three tenure track and one non-tenure track positions available at the Department of Soil, Water, and Climate at the University of Minnesota. These positions are in nutrient management and most have a direct emphasis on … Continue reading

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International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

Check out this new book from John Head, Robert W. Wagstaff Distinguished Professor of Law at KU, has written “International Law and Agroecological Husbandry: Building Legal Foundations for a New Agriculture.” The book first outlines the “extractive agriculture” system the … Continue reading

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