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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 …

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