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ATTRA or the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service is a program of the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT). We are committed to providing high value information and technical assistance to farmers, ranchers, Extension agents, educators, and others involved in sustainable agriculture in the United States.

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Learn how to use Instagram to grow your farm business in this ATTRA video.

Using Instagram to Grow Your Farm Business

Learn how to use Instagram to grow your farm business in this ATTRA video.

Newly updated! ATTRA's "Oilseed Processing for Small-Scale Producers." Get your copy now!

ATTRA Publication Summaries | ATTRA | Sustainable Agriculture Program

Newly updated! ATTRA's "Oilseed Processing for Small-Scale Producers." Get your copy now!

Don't miss ATTRA's new podcast: GAP Standards and Food Safety, featuring Dr. William Evans of Up in Farms LLC!

GAP Standards and Food Safety Podcast

Don't miss ATTRA's new podcast: GAP Standards and Food Safety, featuring Dr. William Evans of Up in Farms LLC!

Hot off the press! ATTRA's new Multispecies Grazing: A Primer on Diversity offers a  find a discourse on the benefits of multispecies grazing on productivity and profitability, including its positive impacts on pasture diversity and health.

Hot off the press! ATTRA's new Multispecies Grazing: A Primer on Diversity offers a find a discourse on the benefits of multispecies grazing on productivity and profitability, including its positive impacts on pasture diversity and health.

Interested in growing #lavender? Don't miss our newly updated publication, Lavender Production, Markets, and Agritourism!

Interested in growing #lavender? Don't miss our newly updated publication, Lavender Production, Markets, and Agritourism!

Check out ATTRA's latest podcast, "Online Portal for Organic Grains," in which Robert Maggiani has a conversation with Thea O’Carroll, the founder and CEO of YieldOrganic. YieldOrganic is an online marketplace based in San Antonio for organic and non-GMO crops.

New Podcast: Online Portal for Organic Grains

Check out ATTRA's latest podcast, "Online Portal for Organic Grains," in which Robert Maggiani has a conversation with Thea O’Carroll, the founder and CEO of YieldOrganic. YieldOrganic is an online marketplace based in San Antonio for organic and non-GMO crops.

Need information about potting mixes for use in transplant or containerized organic plant production? Here you go! Newly updated by ATTRA specialist Luke Freeman. #attra #ncat #sustainableagriculture

Potting Mixes for Certified Organic Production | ATTRA | Sustainable Agriculture Program

Need information about potting mixes for use in transplant or containerized organic plant production? Here you go! Newly updated by ATTRA specialist Luke Freeman. #attra #ncat #sustainableagriculture

Mark Your Calendars! Postharvest Handling Workshop, October 10, 2018.

Produce Growers: Register Now for Postharvest Handling Workshop

This postharvest handling workshop will take place Oct. 10, 2018, from 9:00 am-4:00 pm at Heifer Ranch, 55 Heifer Rd., Perryville, AR. www.ncat.org/events

Check out ATTRA's newly updated pub, Herbs: Organic Greenhouse Production! #ATTRA #NCAT #sustainableagriculture #organicherbs

Herbs: Organic Greenhouse Production | ATTRA | Sustainable Agriculture Program

Check out ATTRA's newly updated pub, Herbs: Organic Greenhouse Production! #ATTRA #NCAT #sustainableagriculture #organicherbs

Problems with squirrels? ATTRA's new tipsheet will hopefully help you control them! Also available in Spanish. #ATTRA #squirrelcontrol #IPM

Squirrels: Vertebrate IPM Tip Sheet | ATTRA | Sustainable Agriculture Program

Squirrels can damage buildings, invade attics, dig up gardens, gnaw on electrical and irrigation lines, carry fleas, mites and diseases, and feed on a variety of fruits, nuts, and other crops and plants. This tipsheet will hopefully help you control them.

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is now accepting applications from military veterans who want to attend our week-long Armed to Farm (ATF) training in Fayetteville, Arkansas. ATF allows veterans and their spouses to experience sustainable, profitable small-scale farming enterprises and explore agriculture as a viable career.

Armed to Farm: Sustainable Agriculture Training For Military Veterans

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is now accepting applications from military veterans who want to attend our week-long Armed to Farm (ATF) training in Fayetteville, Arkansas. ATF allows veterans and their spouses to experience sustainable, profitable small-scale farming enterprises and explore agriculture as a viable career.

We're hiring! Sustainable Agriculture Specialist - The National Center for Appropriate Technology

Sustainable Agriculture Specialist - The National Center for Appropriate Technology

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is seeking a Sustainable Agriculture Specialist who can make an immediate contribution to our efforts to promote soil health, water conservation, and better grazing management in Texas, New Mexico, and the Southwest. NCAT is a private non-profit organization that promotes sustainable technologies and systems, especially for economically disadvantaged …

If you're interested in learning how Facebook can help you market your ag business, don't miss ATTRA's new webinar, "Using Facebook to Grow Your Farm Business" ! #ATTRA #NCAT #sustainableagriculture

Videos Archives | ATTRA | Sustainable Agriculture Program

This section contains educational videos and information related to sustainable agriculture.

Webinar Alert! Biosecurity for Pastured and Organic Poultry. Join ATTRA Poultry Specialist Kevin Ellis to learn about proactive steps you can take to increase biosecurity on your farm by planning ahead of your chicks' arrival and through day-to-day management. #ATTRA #NCAT #poultry #biosecurity #avianflu

Biosecurity for Pastured and Organic Poultry

Ask an Ag Expert! Free advice from NCAT/ATTRA’s sustainable agriculture specialists. Call 800-346-9140 (English) or 800-411-3222 (Spanish); email askanagexpe...

Are you a military veteran interested in sustainable agriculture training? ATTRA has several week-long trainings coming in 2018! #ATTRA #armedtofarm #NCAT #militaryveteran

Armed to Farm: Sustainable Agriculture Training For Military Veterans

Are you a military veteran interested in sustainable agriculture training? ATTRA has several week-long trainings coming in 2018! #ATTRA #armedtofarm #NCAT #militaryveteran

Grasshoppers are a big problem, especially to farmers. Learn how to manage them botanically!

Grasshoppers - Botanical Control Formulations | ATTRA | Sustainable Agriculture Program

Grasshoppers are pests all over the world. They are voracious feeders that chew on just about anything. Some reach massive numbers if conditions are right, and they can strip fields of all vegetation in minutes. Grasshoppers leave large holes in many different crops. These holes not only make produce unsightly, but also rob the plant of surface area and resources that would otherwise be used for photosynthesis, thus reducing its growth potential. This tipsheet discusses botanical…