stewardship





8/4/2008
Decision from the USDA: Farmers won't be allowed to break their CRP contract without penalty.
9/23/2008
Congress is accused of bait-and-switch tactics when they propose millions in reductions to the conservation-related program assistance that helped pass the 2008 farm bill.  
3/7/2013
This will be an ongoing series, which pays homage to Eco-conscious individuals by sharing their stories of hope, inspiration, challenges and insight into making the earth a better place for generations to come.
6/10/2013
Spotlight on Earth Stewardship pays homage to eco-conscious individuals by sharing their stories of hope, inspiration, challenges and insight into making the earth a better place for generations to come.
4/16/2013
Will assigning monetary value to the environment help to create an ethic of land stewardship or cause further detachment from nature?
11/3/2008
Goats are a great way to get rid of weed problems while also reducing the use of chemicals and fossil fuels.
3/24/2014
In remembrance of a dear friend and steward of the Earth, a look at how others inspire us and how their legacy sculpts us.
9/9/2009
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking comments on how to implement the new Conservation Stewardship Program. Here's the lowdown, plus instructions on how to submit your opinion — it's easy!
5/24/2013
How feeding the hungry amounts to action on behalf of a planet on fire with a toxic yang imbalance.
2/20/2009
Managing Cover Crops Profitably, 3rd Edition, is now available in print and by download from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program. Learn how to make your soil perform at its very best!
4/1/2014
Try these simple actions at home that can help reduce water pollution.
4/3/2014
You're not just a beginning gardener - you're also a scientist!
4/15/2014
Explore ways to reduce both your direct and indirect water footprint. Reducing your water footprint could make a huge different to both the environment and finances.
4/17/2014
Engineering is helping to solve some of our biggest environmental challenges. Learn more during EEWeek.
10/16/2008
Sustainable farming expert Michael Pollan has some words of wisdom for the next president of the United States.
6/25/2009
Smithfield's hog farms produce a lot of meat and make a lot of money, but at what cost? Can we continue to look the other way as they pollute  waters, abuse animals and terrorize their neighbors?
5/26/2011
Ever wonder what, exactly, you're getting when you pay a little extra for Forest Stewardship Council-certified wood and paper products? This video offers a comprehensive look at the FSC's roots and branches.
4/3/2013
People took a stand against one of the largest multi-national oil companies in the world and resolved to fight back against Shell’s plans to annihilate the Sacred Headwaters. And we were successful. After 5 years of incredible campaigning, community organizing, hard-hitting ads, protests and a storm of media coverage, Shell agreed to forfeit its tenures in the Sacred Headwaters and public pressure catalyzed the government of British Columbia to ban all further oil and gas development in the region.
7/5/2011
As a third-party certifier, the Rainforest Alliance ensures that farms and forests are sustainable environmentally, socially and economically. The green frog seal and the FSC logo have become widely recognized, credible symbols of sustainability.
4/23/2013
Honey bees, the Boston tragedy, and our power to create the world we’ve been waiting for.
11/15/2011
Cover crops are grown between planting seasons as a way to give back to the soil what cultivation takes from it. And cover crops aren’t just for large-scale growers—they can help you get the most out of your backyard vegetable garden too!
12/23/2010
Simran Sethi explains how the green faith movement can provide common ground among different groups.




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