Andrew Brait, Paul Muller, Judith Redmond and Dru Rivers of Full Belly Farm have led the way in conserving water through their innovative water management methods during California’s historic drought. The farmers, recipients of the 2014 Leopold Conservation Award® in California, show others in the farming community the way to continue their work and conserve […]
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 […]
Water scarcity has been at the forefront of environmental concerns for a number of years. Now, we’re seeing a gradual disappearance of marshes and wetlands.
Sand County Foundation, Sustainable Conservation, and the California Farm Bureau Federation named the Giacomini family as the recipient of the 2013 Leopold Conservation Award in California.
Sand County Foundation, Utah Farm Bureau, Western AgCredit and the Utah Cattlemen’s Association presented H.A. Farms with the Leopold Conservation Award.
A recent MIT study urges that it’s crucial to address climate change and fresh water shortage while considering investment in energy infrastructure.