Current Issue Resources

Biodiversity and Farming

Farming for Bees
Farming with Pollinators
Farming for Pollinators
Could soils help save the climate?
Ecosystem services and agriculture: tradeoffs and synergies
Linking ecologists and traditional farmers in the search for sustainable agriculture
A Diversity of Bees Is Good for Farming

Soil Quality and Productivity

Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life
Living Soil Film
Soil Carbon Cowboys
Regeneration of our Lands: A producer’s Perspective
Soil has a microbiome too
Healthy Soils Checklist for Growers
Soil Health and Soil Health Institute Featured on American Farmer TV Series
Chapter 3: Do not disturb – No-till farming
Chapter 5: The benefits of going under ‘cover’

Conservation Agriculture

Hugh Hammond Bennett
Unbroken Ground
Beyond conservation agriculture
Why Industrial Farms Are Good for the Environment
Organic farming not always best for the planet
What is sustainable agriculture
Farming for Pest Management
Cover Crops for Organic Farms
Forest farming can bring economic, environmental benefits to WNC
How Peter Andrews rejuvenates drought-struck land
Best Management Practices
Groundwater Management areas
Conservation Choices
Conservation Planning

Responsible Food

Organic Sustainable Farming is the Future of Agriculture
National Organic Farming Handbook
Can meat actually be eco-friendly?
Urban Agriculture Could Potentially Produce a Tenth of the World’s Food. Is Grass Really the Best Use for Your Yard?

Technology

Biotechnology FAQs
OPINION: WHEN GENETIC ENGINEERING IS THE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY CHOICE
Next Gen
Tech Savvy
Engineering Honesty: USDA Moves to Disclose “GMOs”
A controversial technology could save us from starvation if we let it