Researchers Aim to Enhance Cover Crop-Based Conservation Dec 13, 2019

🕔Dec 13, 2019Agriculture’s grand challenge of feeding the world’s growing population while protecting the environment just got a big boost. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) awarded […]

California: Almond Board Fueling ‘Farm of the Future’ with $5.9Mln Investment Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019The Almond Board of California (ABC) today announced an investment of $5.9 million dollars in 85 independent research projects exploring next-generation farming practices. With this commitment, the California almond community […]

FSA Promises Flexibility with CRP Enrollment – DTN Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019USDA is set to open sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program on Dec. 9 to include both general and continuous enrollments, the Farm Service Agency announced in a press conference […]

Conservation Reserve Program Signup Opens Dec. 9 – USDA Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is opening signup for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) on December 9, 2019. The deadline for agricultural producers to sign […]

Ohio Governor Announces Plan to Tackle Phosphorus Runoff – DTN Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019Five years after a toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie contaminated drinking water in Toledo, Ohio, the state’s governor this week announced a plan to expand conservation efforts. In August […]

Climate-Smart Ag May Help Farm Profits – Commentary Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis held a hearing titled, “Solving the Climate Crisis: Opportunities in Agriculture,” on October 30, 2019 (here). In her opening statement, Committee Chair […]

Great Plains – Dust Bowl Lessons Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019Drought continues to hit the Great Plains on a cyclical basis yet the region remains a key component of American agriculture, consisting of nearly 10% of national production.  To date, […]

Farm Conservation Policy – What’s Next? Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019The 2018 Farm Bill produced a rare setback for natural resources conservation policy. The current suite of conservation programs are all built out of the landmark Food Security Act of […]

Illinois Corn: Maximizing Strip-Till Efficiency Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019Strip-till is a relatively common tillage practice on farmland that will be planted to corn in east-central Illinois, accounting for about 14% of the acres planted to corn in Precision […]

Minnesota: Conservation in Ag – How the Process Is Working – Podcast Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019In this installment of the Gopher Coffee Shop podcast, Extension educators Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson sit down with Jill Sackett Eberhart, Board Conservationist with the Board of Water and […]

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