This great new resource on co-operative farming explores models from 42 start-up and established collaborative farm projects across North America.
An annotated bibliography of Riparian Grazing publications from the Land Stewardship Project. There are sections on the stream bank, the riparian-influenced landscape beyond, and the influential uplands. Such aspects as sedimentation, insects, forest buffers, pasture systems, and issues unique to the
The millions of Americans with a lawn or garden know that even small shifts in weather can affect their outdoor plans. Unchecked global warming, however, could force gardeners to deal with more droughts and floods, and a profusion of pests and weeds. The Climate-Friendly
Although the primary role of agriculture is to produce food and fiber, many other functions are important, such as land conservation, maintenance of landscape structure, sustainable management of natural resources, biodiversity preservation, and contribution to the socio-economic viability of rural areas (OECD 2001). The multiple functions
The Land Stewardship Project (LSP) has published a guide for monitoring the sustainability of a farm. "Monitoring Sustainable Agriculture with Conventional Financial Data" by Dick Levins , is the first in a series based on the work of the Biological, Social
Biodiversity is the variety of life. What does this have to do with a farm? Agriculture that provides natural habitat can support pollination and pest control, protect water quality, meet the needs of multiple species, and make a meaningful contribution
The German Advisory Council on Global Change published this factsheet in 2011 on global environmental megatrends, with a focus on carbon, ecosystems, land, water, and democracy.
38% of all farmers surveyed in England in 2010 as part of the Farming Futures project said they were already affected by climate change and nearly 60% expect to be affected in the next ten years. Farming Futures can help