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.
Cates Family named the recipient of the Leopold Conservation Award, honoring Wisconsin landowner achievement in voluntary stewardship of natural resources.
A 30-year study finds that nitrogen applied to crops has the potential to linger in soil for nearly a century after fertilizer is applied, creating serious water quality issues.
Among their many concerns, farmers continue to battle contaminated water found underneath their soil.