By Brent M. Haglund, Ph.D. “California’s Thirsting Farmland: Farmers Seek Solutions” is the headline in the 21 April 2014 New York Times Business Day section. The severity of another California drought has caught many of that state’s farmers and ranchers in the vise of greater societal water demands and their recent decisions to grow more […]
A recent MIT study urges that it’s crucial to address climate change and fresh water shortage while considering investment in energy infrastructure.
Recent proposed legislation hopes to alleviate the barriers to entry faced by America’s young farmers and ranchers.
Agritourism is quickly becoming a way for farmers and ranchers across the nation to diversify their income.
The Rancher Relief Fund has been set up to assist South Dakota cattle producers who lost livestock during last weekend’s blizzard.
Dino Giacomazzi, a 4th generation central California dairy farmer greets visitors to his website with the tagline “saving the world one cowpie at a time.” A major portion of his award winning cowpie artistry includes the practice of conservation strip tillage. Conservation strip tillage involves tilling strips, rather than plowing an entire field, leaving residue […]