Protecting our farmland requires an array of strategies from a variety of stakeholders. A recent post from JustMeans.com detailed the diversity of tactics being employed to protect farmland for use in sustainable agriculture. From investments through Farmland LP to urban and suburban farming, the opportunities to reclaim the land continue to grow.
Farmers and ranchers in
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As I write this post, the oil rig explosion continues to degrade the Gulf of Mexico, damaging marine ecosystems, local fishing and tourism industries and threatening farms and farmland —a tragic and poignant illustration of how valuable and fragile our nation’s natural resources are.
Upsetting as it is to
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