Before we move on to holly, candy canes and visions of sugar plums, I want to remind you that we are still struggling through an overall historically dry period and a rare triple-dip La Nina weather event, and this dry weather is having a measurable impact on our holiday celebrations.
How has the 2022 drought affected your forage production in the Southern Plains? That’s the question the USDA Southern Plains Climate Hub and the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) are asking agriculture producers in the region to help answer.
When it comes to climate change and the challenges it creates, I’m thankful that many of the solutions we are proposing are often the same things that we are suggesting farmers and ranchers consider to improve their bottom lines.
With what seems like an ever-extending drought now settled in on the region, I think its important that we start sharing more of the stories of the farmer, ranchers and rural communities affected by this weather trend.
In his latest blog entry, Clay Pope writes, "I truly believe that history teaches that every single one of us has a role to play in what is happening now and that our actions will help shape the future."
On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, a group of no-tillers gather in southwestern Wis., to carry on Dave Brandt’s vision of a farmer-led learning center at the Sinsinawa Mound Center. Plus, Stockton, Ill., no-tiller Greg Thoren shares how he’s netting $195 more per acre than his peers who practice conventional tillage.
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