December 13, 2021
In this guest blog post, Stacie Peterson, PhD, Energy Program Director for the National Center for Appropriate Technology discuses the AgriSolar Clearinghouse developed by NCAT, funded by the Department of Energy, and which includes a wealth of peer-reviewed information that is free to download.
October 21, 2019
NCAT’s new report suggests organic farming is no more risky than non-organic farming. The report was funded by a research and education grant from NIFA.
November 3, 2017
Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog written by Jeff Schahczenski, an agricultural and natural resource economist with the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) and the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program (ATTRA). A substantial update to his 2012 ATTRA publication, Crop Insurance Options for Specialty, Diversified, and Organic Farmers, will be available this December. Federal […]
July 19, 2017
Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of periodic blog posts on the happenings in each of the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) regions, focusing on project solicitations and grant award announcements. The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program funds farmer-driven research and education through competitive grants. SARE is the only […]