Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Conservation NewsBriefs for 11/3/2011

Farm bill talks drag amid regional differences
The Argus Leader
Lawmakers missed a self-imposed deadline for having a new farm bill as they worked to resolve regional differences among farmers in how their crops would be subsidized. Leaders of the House and Senate agriculture committees and their aides have been rushing to write a bill that would reduce farm spending but still guarantee that grain and cotton growers can count on government payments to supplement their income.More
  • California farmers face future of grueling water regulations
    Western Farm Press
  • Agroforestry: A growing science seeks to boost its practice
    CSA News
  • Conservation practices survey coming to New York in November
    National Agricultural Statistics Service via The Post Standard
  • Vertical farming: How a former meat-packing facility became a successful farm
    Climate Progress
  • Expert: Climate change making country's water problems worse
  • Rancher concerned about effects of fracking on water supply
    Calgary Herald
  • Recycled sewage water aids biofuel crops
    Laboratory Equipment
  • Catastrophic drought in Texas causes global economic ripples
    The New York Times
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