USDA is giving grants to help farmers in 10 states with regenerative practices, as in Kiss the Ground

USDA to Invest $10 Million to Support Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry through Voluntary Conservation,  USDA Press Release, Contact: FPAC.BC.Press@usda.gov, June 24, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing $10 million to support climate-smart agriculture and forestry through voluntary conservation practices in 10 targeted states. This assistance, available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP),… Continue reading USDA is giving grants to help farmers in 10 states with regenerative practices, as in Kiss the Ground

Marketing: Trends, truths and actions for 2022 planning and beyond

Marketing has always been complicated, but the levels of complexity reached over the past several years have brought us into an unprecedented ecosystem. With the explosion of advertising offerings, platforms and ways to reach consumers, it is no wonder there are seemingly endless points of view. The long-standing debates about the role of marketing in… Continue reading Marketing: Trends, truths and actions for 2022 planning and beyond

Monday’s Headliner with GE Renewables CEO Jérôme Pécresse postponed until Oct. 28

https://www.press.org/newsroom/mondays-headliner-ge-renewables-ceo-jerome-pecresse-postponed-until-oct-28 Pécresse is expected to address the steps necessary to transition to sustainable energy and meet United Nations climate goals. Pécresse has said that GE sees the fastest path to decarbonization as a combination of renewable energy, gas and grid modernization to enable “a pragmatic transition that maintains reliable electric service while also meeting the urgent… Continue reading Monday’s Headliner with GE Renewables CEO Jérôme Pécresse postponed until Oct. 28

State recovery, and NEW! Lessons Learned from FEMA’s Initial Response to COVID-19

response to the COVID-19 pandemic, FEMA worked closely with theU.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other Federal agencies to facilitate the shipment of PPE and ventilators. However, the magnitude of the global event exposed weaknesses in FEMA’s resource request system and allocation processes. Specifically, WebEOC — the system FEMA used to process resource requests including those for PPE… Continue reading State recovery, and NEW! Lessons Learned from FEMA’s Initial Response to COVID-19

Communities – Food Systems Summit Community–Aid usually reaches not where it is needed but where it is convenient to provide.

am the founder of ExtraPortions and the endeavour is to close the gap between where is available and where food is needed.  During the COVID second wave in India , we used a volunteer based system and technology to quickly connect the COVID affected homes with volunteer feeding homes. The only thing that is needed… Continue reading Communities – Food Systems Summit Community–Aid usually reaches not where it is needed but where it is convenient to provide.

2021 Farmer Town Hall Registration – Farm Aid

The Farmer Town Hall will create space for farmers and allies to share their stories and engage in thoughtful conversation with policymakers on what change is truly needed to build a more equitable and resilient food and farm system. With pressing issues like corporate concentration and consolidation, debt relief, racial equity and climate change dominating… Continue reading 2021 Farmer Town Hall Registration – Farm Aid

National Infrastructure Bank (NIB) — The REAL Solution for Infrastructure Remediation – NO NEW TAXES & NO NEW DEBT HR 3339

Support for the National Infrastructure Bank Act  As of 9/20/2021  Organizations which Endorsed House Bill HR 6422, since re-introduced on May 19, 2021 as HR 3339:  National Association of Minority Contractors  American Sustainable Business Council  Chamber of Eco Commerce  Alaska – City of Anchorage, HR 3339, July 27, 2021  Democratic Party State Central Committee, February 6,… Continue reading National Infrastructure Bank (NIB) — The REAL Solution for Infrastructure Remediation – NO NEW TAXES & NO NEW DEBT HR 3339

Facing South ] Descendants of Arkansas’ Elaine Massacre victims push for restorative justice

HISTORY Descendants of Arkansas’ Elaine Massacre victims push for restorative justice By Olivia PaschalOctober 7, 2020 ElaineRaceRiot_f.jpg Six of the 12 Black sharecroppers sentenced to death following the Elaine Massacre pose with their lawyer Scipio A. Jones, left. Known as the Moore defendants, these six men — Ed Hicks, Frank Hicks, Ed Moore, J. C.… Continue reading Facing South ] Descendants of Arkansas’ Elaine Massacre victims push for restorative justice