Pack mules at Montana’s Ninemile ranch are vital to keeping trails on more than 3 million acres of land open for the public and providing access in the roadless backcountry.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and private landowners have partnered to protect more than 5 million acres of wetlands, grasslands, and prime farmland — an area the size of New Jersey, according to an announcement from the USDA. Since October, the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has enrolled 110,000 acres in new conservation easements, helping […]
Black leaders are testifying before Congress, and a report shows that just 0.1 percent of the Trump’s coronavirus money went to Black farmers.
The USDA is looking for public comments specifically on climate-smart agriculture and forestry; biofuels, bioproducts, and renewable energy.