Hurricane Florence has caused an estimated $1 billion in damages to farms in the Carolinas, and the destruction continues. Lindsey interviews Davon Goodwin, a North Carolina farmer and manager of the Sandhills AGInnovation Center, to find out what it looks
A summary of the Global Action Climate Summit by Kate Greenberg, Western Program Director On September 12-14, NYFC Land Access Program Director Holly Rippon-Butler, California Organizer Mai Nguyen, and I joined delegates from around the world at California’s
Can farmers save the planet? We all know that the weather impacts agriculture, but farmers are also changing the weather. Dr. Nathan Mueller, head of the Mueller Lab and Assistant Professor of Earth System Science at the University of California,
It’s hard to imagine anyone thinking more about the weather than farmers, but then again, there’s Chief Meteorologist Mark Brusberg of USDA’s agricultural weather and assessments group. This week, Lindsey talks with Mark about the ways that drought, extreme weather,
By Mai Nguyen | There was a worrying absence of metronomic clicks. I took out my voltmeter and detected only a faint current in the sheep fencing.
By Casey Holland | Sustainability isn't just about what crops and varieties we are or aren't growing, it is also about the connections we continue to build with members of our community.
By Casey Holland | Year after year, as the heat becomes more intense and the rain becomes more scarce, I have to come to terms with what this new reality truly means for the farm's future.
A new report, Conservation Generation, says vast majority of young farmers are dedicated to water conservation, but lack the resources to succeed DURANGO, CO — A report released this week by the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) paints the picture of
It’s officially fall — we hope you’re catching your breath in the fields and watching the new season edge its way in. The FDA just released a new draft of Food Safety rules and significant improvements were made. The agency
One of the most significant sources of information about farmers’ thoughts on current issues, the Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll, has just been released. This poll, conducted by the Iowa State University Extension Service, surveyed more than 1,000 Iowa