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PFAS Scare Continues in Michigan Community

Sep 17, 2019 by Betsy Jibben
Inspectors tested and discovered a harmful chemical in tainted sewer sludge from the Lapeer, Michigan waste water treatment plant, back in 2017. Those solids were used for fertilizer. Today, it’s still not an option.

The Secret To Keeping Your Farm Alive

Jan 29, 2019 by Sonja Begemann
In just a couple of years, Nathan Garner will face a one-of-a-kind job interview. His father, along with three other senior farm partners, will ask him questions and decide if he will to help run Heglar Creek Farms.

Our Incredible Vanishing Farmland

Jan 21, 2019 by Portia Stewart
John Piotti of American Farmland Trust has dedicated his career to preserving rural farms and the local economies they support in the Northeast, and now he’s taking his message to the rest of the United States.