Ranching & Agriculture
Ranching family in CA looks to past for future conservation
USDA opens enrollment as Conservation Reserve grows for first time since 2007; “general” sign-up runs until February 28.
What to Watch for in 2020
Kincaid bestowed LSU Outstanding Master Farmer award
Read the 2019 Farm Journal Report about America’s Conservation Ag Movement
Taking a look back at 2019 in Miami Co, KS
How to have conservation conversations: Farmers want to reduce nutrient runoff, nurture soil and protect water, but there’s a giant rock in the stream of communication between tenants and their non-operator landowners.
When USDA stops paying rent, idled land usually goes back into crops
Nominations are being sought for Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards
The 2018 Farm Bill, approved by Congress and signed into law December 2018, for the first time named prairie strips, or the strategic planting of small amounts of prairie within corn and soybean fields, as a conservation practice eligible to participate in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).
Report shows 20-year changes in Texas’ population, land values, size of operations
Public Attitudes about Farmers and Farming: A Golden Opportunity
Stranahan was ‘home’ on the range as reflected by announcement of more conserved land: Guest ranch developer valued working ranches, too
Saving Idaho farmland is going to take more than goodwill — but it may be too late
Encore Green Environmental Receives First-Ever Permit for Re-Purposing Produced Water for Ag and Conservation
The Ohio Agriculture Conservation Initiative & Council: an innovative, collaborative effort of the agricultural, conservation, environmental, and research communities in Ohio to improve water quality.
Marin trust gets $1.1M to preserve ranch near Novato
Wildlife, Recreation & Education
Open Space Funding Bills Go to NJ Gov’s Desk
Easement project will save Francestown farm in NH
Storymap details significance of Nebraska shelterbelts “Wind breaks of the Great Plains”
Maine Woodland Owners achieves 10,000 acre forest conservation milestone
Bill Hull, founder of Hull Forest Products, Inc., is the 2019 recipient of the first New England Leopold Conservation Award
Who owns King County forestlands?