Proposed Federal Budget – March 2017

Last week, President Trump released his inaugural budget request, this for the coming fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. Unlike past…

March 22, 2017

World Water Day 2017

March 22, 2017 is World Water Day, an annual occurrence to raise awareness about water issues and tackle obstacles to…

March 22, 2017

Aftermath of Wildfires in the Great Plains

The deadly wildfires that raced through several states in the Great Plains in early March are now fully contained, but…

March 15, 2017

March Means National Nutrition Month and Ag. Week

National Nutrition Month, celebrated every March, focuses on helping people to make correct food choices as well as developing good eating…

March 8, 2017

Lenten Recipe – Hot Cross Buns

To commemorate Lent and the new edition of our beloved Cooking for Christ cookbook, coming out later this year, we…

March 8, 2017

Resources for the Season of Lent

Online Lenten Resources   Lent offers us all a very special opportunity to grow in our relationship with God and…

March 1, 2017

Chickens, Cows, Kids and Catholics

(Editor’s Note: This week’s Storyteller is Kristen Daub from Maryland. Kristen and her husband Peter decided to leave behind their…

February 22, 2017

Farm, Food, Rural Groups Urge Congress to Safeguard 2014 Farm Bill

Coalition asks House and Senate Budget and Appropriations Committees to protect mandatory funding for critical farm and food assistance programs.  A…

February 22, 2017

Agriculture and Rural Policy

What to expect for agriculture and rural communities in 2017? This is a question farm and rural advocacy groups are…

February 15, 2017

Read the Vocation of the Agricultural Leader Document

Read the Vocation of the Agricultural Leader here. “The Creator’s wisdom is the farmer’s norm.” -Vocation of the Agricultural Leader…

January 26, 2017