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The Simple River-Cleaning Tactics That Big Farms Ignore via National Geographic
She knew that change comes hard to farmers. But she also knew that sowing an alternate crop would eventually pay off with improved soils and higher yields. And so she gave her tenant an ultimatum: Plant a cover crop this fall, or she’d find a farmer who would.
Idaho on pace to set aquifer recharge record during 2017-18 season via Capital Press
The Idaho Water Resource Board recharged a record amount of water into the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer during the 2016-2017 recharge season and is on pace to break that record during the current season.
Sustainable agriculture is not enough; we need regenerative agriculture via Des Moines Register
(Opinion) We have lost half of the 12 feet of topsoil in Iowa in the last 100 years. Six feet, gone! And it’s almost impossible to replace.
The winds aren't changing for Southern California's wildfires yet. High fire risk is expected to last into January.
NYC passes new urban agriculture bill via Metro USA
The New York City council passed a bill that will create the city’s first centralized digital hub meant specifically for urban agriculture.
APHIS Wildlife Services to begin field trials on feral swine toxic bait via National Hog Farmer
APHIS Wildlife Services received an Experimental Use Permit from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to conduct sodium nitrite toxic bait field trials on free-roaming feral swine in Texas and Alabama.
Weather has affected agriculture nationwide via Star Beacon
Recovery from these agricultural losses will not happen overnight. It will take months, and even years in some cases, to get back to normal.
Iowa GOP pushes for quick action on water quality bill that environmentalists call flawed via Des Moines Register
Republican leaders are pushing Iowa House members to get behind a $27 million water quality bill the state Senate passed last session, calling it the Legislature's most viable option for long-term, sustainable funding.
Conservation benefits for California through the federal Farm Bill’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), totaled more than $84 million in fiscal year 2017.
A South Dakota state park known for annual buffalo roundups drawing thousands of spectators will perform an unscheduled one in the coming days to determine how a historic wildfire affected the animals.
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