conservation

EDF Report: How on-farm conservation can generate financial value

Press release and report originally published in September 2018 by Maggie Monast, Senior Manager, Economic Incentives – Agricultural Sustainability, the Environmental Defense Fund Conservation can deliver measurable economic value to farmers and their financial partners, according to a new report

“If we don’t start doing things differently, there won’t be agriculture to pass down.” Climate change is a hot-button political issue, but in the Western U.S., no one can deny that the drought and above average temperatures are real. Mike

Senate Farm Bill Committee Draft Reflects Young Farmer Needs

Senate introduces farm bill draft with the Young Farmer Agenda in mind On Friday afternoon, the Senate Agriculture Committee released its long-awaited draft of the 2018 Farm Bill. In stark contrast to the hyper-partisan approach of their House counterparts, Senate Committee

News from the West

The end of summer brought both bounty and hardship to Western farmers and ranchers. From hurricanes to fire, flood to drought, many have struggled with serious impacts to both their operations and their communities. But as farmers do, you are

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