January 30, 2019

Saving ‘the good seed’

Potawatomi began eating wild rice after settling around the Great Lakes between 800 and 1,300 years ago. It was a staple of their diet and society, and harvest and processing it required everyone’s participation.
July 22, 2019

CPN welcomes Natural Resources Conservation Service workshop on sustainable agriculture

The NRCS workshop helped attendees understand the development of agricultural practices over the past two decades and presented steps to reduce their domestic environmental impact.
August 12, 2019

Edward Joseph Farms offers fresh produce in eastern Oklahoma County

Nearly every member of the Brzozowski family steps up to help with Edward Joseph Farms, from planting and harvesting to marketing and working the produce stand.
October 23, 2019

William (Billy) Haltom’s career helps build the next generation of Native agriculturalists

Tribal William Haltom serves as the youth program manager for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Agriculture Youth Program, helping introduce the industry’s vast opportunities to Creek students across northeast Oklahoma.
February 13, 2020

Regenerative agriculture techniques improve Tribal land for generations to come

Just like a building needs a strong, stable foundation to last, soil also requires a solid base to grow the plants necessary to feed and clothe the world’s population. Indigenous agriculture techniques have understood this principal since time immemorial, but now modern agriculture is catching up.
September 28, 2020

Tribe’s agricultural endeavors provide sound economic investment

Taking care of the land and providing for the people are core Potawatomi traditions. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Department of Real Estate Services oversees the Nation’s agricultural investments, which uphold these principals.
December 3, 2020

USDA offers assistance program for farmers and ranchers, deadline Dec. 11, 2020

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program provides eligible producers with direct financial assistance due to market disruptions and associated costs because of the pandemic.
December 30, 2020

Improving land, soil quality provides sound return on investment

Traditional methods include planting one to two cash crops per year, but CPN benefits economically from the year-round production provided through cover crops.