Daily Archives: January 20, 2012

2 posts

Dudley Butler steps down from USDA

January 2012 – Dudley Butler, the Administrator of the USDA Grain Inspection and Packers and Stockyards Administration stepped down yesterday. Becky and I – and the rest of the folks at RAFI – wanted to take a moment to say “thank you.” Under Dudley’s administration, GIPSA released a rule that gives contract poultry farmers some […]

Wake County Nonprofit Donates Starter Plants to Local Gardeners and Ministries

NOTE: This is the first in a series of profiles by the Come to the Table Project of faith-led projects that are relieving hunger and supporting local farms in North Carolina. It’s that time of year when gardeners begin to plan their gardens and order seed for the growing season.  For some folks, the cost […]