Horticulture fundraiser draws community

OREGON – With the weather getting warmer, and green things sprouting up everywhere, what better way to spend your weekend than planting a garden? …Booths from the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District and Clackamas River Water Providers were set up next to the sidewalk informing buyers about […]

Agriculture weighs in on farm bill failure

NATIONAL – The National Association of Conservation Districts also expressed its disappointed [sic]. “Today’s defeat brings us further away from passing a new farm bill on time and providing producers with the certainty they need to continue feeding and clothing this nation,” Brent Van Dyke, NACD president, said. […]

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Aldo Leopold

What more substantial service to conservation than to practice it on one’s own land?

Hugh Hammond Bennett

In other words, the treatment must fit not only the needs and adaptabilities of the land but the needs and adaptabilities of the farmer as well.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

Too many people have lost sight of the fact that productive soil is essential to the production of food.