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“A Change in Climate”

Supplement to The Journal & Tioga Tribune

  • Cloud Seeding
  • Intercropping
  • Carbon Credit

Gettin’ Down to the Nitty Gritty

Ecosystem Services and Upcoming Soil Health Workshop

One of the questions producers are starting to ask is if there is money to be made with soil health, carbon sequestration, and other ecosystem services. There is a complex relationship between humans and the environment. Humans influence the environment and the environment provides humans with benefits, such as clean air, clean water, a stableContinue reading “Ecosystem Services and Upcoming Soil Health Workshop”

Introduction to Intercropping Workshop:  Using Plant Synergies to Improve Crop Production

Another upcoming event that should be of wide interest to producers in the area is an Introduction to Intercropping workshop that will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 26 at the Williston Research Extension Center beginning at 8:30 am. The workshop will provide an opportunity to learn how farmers have been using intercropping to maximize cropContinue reading “Introduction to Intercropping Workshop:  Using Plant Synergies to Improve Crop Production”

NRCS helps Burke County farmers go on the offense against soil salinity

The Natural Resources Conservation Service field office in Burke County, N.D., has had some good luck halting the spread of saline areas in cropland. Burke County has about 425,000 acres of cropland. Nearly every quarter of ground has some sort of saline problem; sometimes it covers as much as 20% of a field, says MarkContinue reading “NRCS helps Burke County farmers go on the offense against soil salinity”

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