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With US drought entering its third year the USDA advises farmers and ranchers to plan for sound water and grazing management

USDA-NRCS Stresses Need for Water Planning as Western US Faces 3rd Year of Drought

With current conditions pointing to a third consecutive year of drought, the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is urging farmers and ranchers in the western US to have drought management plans at the ready and begin implementing them. The USDA-NRCS National Water and Climate Center’s seasonal water supply projections indicate worsening drought conditions across the…

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Enviro News Wrap: A Break for Wind; Sustainable Farming and Ranching; Muller’s About Face, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: A vital tax credit for the US Wind industry set to expire may soon be extended. This is great news for the growing industry. Mitt Romney tried to thwart the effort by making negative comments carried in the media, but wind is winning this…

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