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For farmland conservation, it comes down to who owns it
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For farmland conservation, it comes down to who owns it

Conservation practices mean more up-front costs. And while there are some government conservation incentive programs, most of them involve long-term commitments. The vast majority of farmland leases are year-to-year.

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Can 'carbon smart' farming play a key role in the climate fight?
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Can 'carbon smart' farming play a key role in the climate fight?

Flows of greenhouse gases into and out of soil are complex, and some scientists are questioning whether these efforts will actually help slow global warming.

A reality check on regenerative agriculture
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A reality check on regenerative agriculture

This month: Farmers and researchers are testing the environmental and economic claims about a new type of agriculture.
One thing you can do: Know your organic food
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One thing you can do: Know your organic food

Also this week, climate action and Tuesday's elections.

Dirt rich: Healthy soil movement gains ground in farm country
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Dirt rich: Healthy soil movement gains ground in farm country

It's an approach to farming built around four basic rules: Never till the soil. Use cover crops so soil is never bare. Grow a more diverse mix of plants. And use fields to graze livestock.
No-till farmers’ push for healthy soils ignites a movement in the Plains
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No-till farmers’ push for healthy soils ignites a movement in the Plains

No-till farming started as a way to keep costs down for conventional farmers in danger of losing their land. Now it has become a subculture and a way of life for outsider farmers all over rural America.
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