- A Network That Works For Irrigators
They save water and energy costs while sharing data.
- Super-Sized Equipment Not Suited for Highly Erodible Ground
Matching machinery size to soil conservation needs on Iowa's steep slopes.
- EPA's Chesapeake Bay 'Backstops' Would Kill Many Small Farms
Many farmers – not just in the Chesapeake Bay watershed – aren't aware of EPA's 'backstops' if their watersheds fail to meet water quality goals.
- Conservation Compliance Not Always Clear
One thing is clear, if you want to remain eligible for federal farm programs, you best have a determination made before one tree is cut or one puddle drained.
- How Government Shutdown Affects Farmers
Farm bill expired Oct. 1, same day government shut down.
- Conservation And Tithing: Doing What Is Right
Donating 10% of your land, or 10% of your profits, for conservation.
- Ranchers Like Homer Buell Demonstrate 'Innovations On The Land'
Nebraska's Shovel Dot Ranch and operations from eight other states proudly speak of rangeland protection.
- Getting Down And Dirty At Dakota Lakes
Learning about earthworms, crop residue, zone management and Ethiopian mustard at the Dakota Lakes Research Farm's field day.
- Eastern Colorado Drought Heavily Impacting Livestock
Ranchers wondering if they should pull cattle from dry ranges.
- Can't Plant? Put Your Empty Fields To Good Use
Cover crops and conservation practice construction can be an option for farmers unable to plant corn or soybeans this spring.