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Guest view: Together, we can fight climate change

independent farmers and ranchers have dramatically smaller carbon footprints than corporate factory farms. Northern Plains members are also working to bring greater awareness to soil health. read more

Carney: Is your soil healthy?

The science of soil health has been ... herbicide rates. The economic advantages of these cultural practices are being researched more each year and very soon the numbers will show these practices to ... read more

Data Will Empower Smart Farming Practices

2487 that remove roadblocks and increase adoption of practices that enhance soil health ... and farm productivity data warehouse to aggregate data so that cutting-edge research and analysis about cons... read more

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Why labeling of GMOs is actually bad for people and the environment

Adoption of GMOs is not only good for food commodity prices and the well ... and this in turn may negatively affect health, the economy, and the environment. It is actually counter-productive to the m... read more

POINT OF VIEW: Farm Bill includes wins for Hoosiers

Importantly, the Senate recently passed a farm bill ... they need to be good stewards of the environment. This bill would eliminate potential disincentives for voluntary conservation practices like co... read more

Is eating no meat actually doing more harm than good?

A guest post from Patrick Holden ... the amount of organic matter present in the soil is essential, both for combating climate change and ultimately improving our health. Lush pasture at Story Organic... read more

Reader Opinion: Support Farm to School

I want to thank Alissa Thompson for her Guest Opinion ... small family farms; contribute to the health and well-being of our students through hands-on learning and education, including lifelong nutrit... read more

OTHER VOICES: 'Choose 2' would provide more protection for water in Iowa

There are many good and responsible farmers operating in this state, but not all will forgo a bit more yield to help keep pollutants out of Iowa streams. The yearly Iowa farm ... economic opportunity ... read more

Oregon approves developer's plan to move contaminated soil

(AP) — Oregon ... during soil removal or trucking. They also will require the developer to use dust-control measures. Elizabeth Sagmiller, environmental and technical division manager for the city of ... read more

Hemp is on the Horizon. Will it Change the Game for Farm Country?

“we can see some regeneration of soil and some remediation of fields that were grown using chemical herbicides and fertilizers.” Additionally, John Bell believes that “adding to the ecological and eco... read more

Former North Dakota pig farm employee and mom says pigs deserve more credit

Today, Moore works in soil conservation at Cando, and farms with her husband ... The barns are “high-health status biosecure” for the sake of the pigs themselves, he says. “We haven’t had any major en... read more

Don’t delete agriculture from subdivision review process

But fertile soils are rare, and quality farmland is irreplaceable. Once it is gone, it’s gone for good. SB147 disregards the long-term benefits agriculture provides our economy and our communities. Wo... read more

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