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Hosted by NCAT Agriculture Specialist Robert Maggiani and Mary Ellen Holliman, Coordinator for Organic Certification with the Texas Department of Agriculture, will explain TDA's new fee structure for organic certification, demonstrate tools on TDA website that applicants may use to calculate fees, provide an overview of the National Organic Program Cost-share Program, and answer your questions. Whether you are just exploring certification as an option, transitioning to organic production, or already certified, this webinar will be packed with practical advice.
For Texas growers who want to sell to grocery retailers and major distributors, a written farm food-safety plan is mandatory. This webinar, "Food Safety for Organic Growers in Texas," addresses the basics of a farm safety plan and how to get GAP certified. It also provides an update on revisions to the Food Safety Modernization Act. Presenters are Susie Marshall, President of the Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (TOFGA) and Dr. Juan Anciso, Extension Specialist in Vegetables and Citrus, Texas A & M University. The webinar was being funded by USDA-Rural Development.
Organic Goat Farming in Texas - At Oba Farms in Greenville Texas we are 100% naturally feed goats. We sell goat meat, chickens and eggs. Call today (469) 450-0556 ! Good for meat goat, We believe that eating Locally Grown, grass fed Goat Meat provides a significant variety of benefits. Studies have shown that locally sourced and natural fed animals have more nutrients than infused with growth enhanced food . Studies also show that people who have allergies to foods or preservatives often find their symptoms lessen or go away all together when they eat only locally sourced and organic foods! If you are looking for goats for sale in the Dallas / Fort Worth area, find locally sourced Goat Meat and goats for sale at Oba Farms in Greenville, Texas. visit us online : http://www.obafarms.weeb...
One of our first partners in growing organic cotton in the mid-90s, the Texas Organic Cotton Marketing Cooperative (TOCMC) is still farming strong out on the high plains of Texas. West Texas is prime land for growing cotton organically, because of low insect pressure, a timely freeze to defoliate the cotton without the use of chemical agents, and enough rainfall to dryland-farm a healthy amount of the cotton.
Join the Kitchen Diva and the Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association as she learns how to line dance and shows how to handle a feathered boa, all while informing us about the wonders of vegetarian cooking and organic foods. To learn more about TOFGA, go to www.tofga.org
When it comes to your food, nature always has the last word. Most pro-organic documentaries make their point by taking stabs at the cruelty and other evils involved in the world of industrialized farming. In this short documentary portrait, Jesse Straight, owner of Whiffletree Farm, shows us a different approach. As he gestures to the beautiful landscapes that surround us he explains, "being a farmer is special because this is my office. You spend your day making animals happy...you get to do things that help the things around you thrive". The passion that Jesse exudes in this film will make you question every fast-food burger you've ever eaten, but for all the right reasons. Director & Editor | Alexis Kikoen Director of Photography | Liz Lane Camera Operation | Susan Thompson & Alexis ...
Organic goat farming in Greenville, Texas | Oba Farms - All natural fed, grass fed grazing. Makes for the best goat meat. High Quality Goat Meat, High Quality Lamb Meat. Oba Farms 416 Miles Lane Greenville, Texas 75401 http://obafarms.weebly.com/
Here is an update to our previous videos of our 2012 Spring Vegetable Garden. Now you can see detailed view of what we have growing and us harvesting some good thing that are ready to eat.... See more at our blog http://www.thelifeandtimesofthemarshalls.com © Brandon Marshall. All rights reserved. Any unauthorized broadcasting, public performance, copying or re-recording will constitute an infringement of copyright.
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ visits the Last Organic Outpost Community Farm in Houston, Texas to share with you how they are creating some of the best FREE fertilizers on the planet at their farm by using several free resources including: Wood Chips, Chipped Yard Waste, Fruit and Vegetable Waste, Worms and more. You will discover that soil is the best investment you can make when organic gardening or farming and how you can literally put money in the bank by building your soil. You will discover the secret to why using wood chips to create a fungal dominated compost as well as a bacterial based thermal compost made with wood chips and fruit and vegetable scraps that is aerated to speed up the decomposition is critical to creating a productive, low cost fertilizer that wil...
This is our second video endeavor sharing our organic Houston garden. We hope the tips provided can be of use!
Oba Farms 336 Miles Lane Greenville, TX 75401 903-225-9668 http://obafarms.weebly.com/ Looking for goats for sale? Oba Farms in Greenville, Texas. Your home for Organic Agriculture. We supply North Texas with all natural grass fed goats, free range chickens, turkeys, and ducks. You can always expect fresh eggs at Oba Farms for our laying hens. Grass fed lamb and goat production is our passion. Oba Farms is dedicated to 100% natural livestock. We deliver fresh, farm to market. Located in the heart of Texas we breed and sale goats, lamb, ducks, quail, chickens ( various kinds ) and fresh eggs. You can purchase 1 day old chicks from our various breeds of chickens . Oba Farms feeds natural with no antibiotics or added growth hormones. This a Veteran family owned farm and all livestock rece...
More info at: http://www.grantwhittenberger.com/lostvalleyfarm/ This 7-acre organic farm and homestead near Dripping Springs, Texas has stunning views AND a creek running through the property. We're about to launch a full-scale, nation-wide marketing campaign on this one-of-a-kind property, so here's your chance for a sneak peek before the word gets out. If you have dreamed of owning your own farm and homestead in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, now's your chance.