Planned Giving

Planned Giving
By Margaret Heiser Fulton, Certified specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

There are many ways in which you can make a gift to support the CVFT …

Ag Conservation Easements

Ag Conservation Easements – A Challenging Process, but There’s Hope!

By Bill Martin, Executive director, Central Valley Farmland Trust

The Central Valley Farmland Trust exists because of an overarching concern for the rapid depletion of prime irrigated farmland in the …

Brandstad Farms

Preserving the Past, Stewarding the Future: The Brandstad Family has already conserved 175 acres of their family property and now the remaining 158 acres are in the final stages of completion – on its way to a forever-farm …

Dr. Tom: Part 1

Editor’s note: This is the first article in a three-part series to appear in the Legacy on drought and other challenges farmers face that can be mitigated through a nutrition-based management approach. Dr. Thomas T. Yamashita (“Dr. Tom”) has a Ph.D. in plant pathology and over 30 years of research and …

Legacy Summer 2014 – “The Browning of California Calls for New Thinking

Editor’s note: This is the second article in a three-part series to appear in the Legacy on drought and other challenges farmers face that can be mitigated through a nutrition-based management approach. Dr. Thomas T. Yamashita (“Dr. Tom”) has a Ph.D. in plant pathology and over 30 years of research and experience on the topic.

The “Browning” of California Calls for New Thinking