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ODF Reports SB 762 Success

Forest and Timber

ODF Reports SB 762 Success
A delay in the state’s wildfire risk map may have put a portion of Senate Bill 762 on hold.  But another part of that legislation that looks to mitigate wildfires is enjoying some success.   SB762 set aside $20 million in grants for nonprofits, local governments, conservation districts, private landowners and federal partners to make their landscapes more resistant to wildfire.  Grant Coordinator
Food System Investment Needed to Equip Farmers for Climate Change

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Food System Investment Needed to Equip Farmers for Climate Change
A new report from the Farm Journal Foundation finds that increased U.S. investments in agricultural development and innovation are needed to make global food systems more resilient.  While climate change impacts agriculture worldwide, its effects are "substantially more severe" in warm regions, including Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.  The rep...
Wilbur-Ellis: Now Is The Time To Fight Resistant Weeds

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Wilbur-Ellis: Now Is The Time To Fight Resistant Weeds
It’s a familiar message across the region and across the country.  Resistant weeds continue to move across farm country, threatening yields as well as profits.  Brittany Pearson, sales Agronomist with Wilbur-Ellis, says as producers prepare for the upcoming growing season, they need to take proactive measures to keep challenging weeds from taking hold this spring.  She noted despite how p... Read

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