Changing consumer preferences and values are creating opportunities for niche meat producers. One of these opportunities is pasture-based pork production. The purpose of this article is to help potential producers understand the benefits of and concerns about a pasture-based production system so problems can be avoided and success is more likely. Pigs Are Not Ruminants Humans and ...
This paper describes the spatial diversity of sage grouse range, short- and long-term dynamics and disturbance regimes across this ecosystem, and potential management implications related to sage grouse habitat.
This publication represents a synthesis of what is known about the history, biology, ecology and management of western juniper. This species occupies 9 million acres in central and eastern Oregon, northeastern California, southwestern Idaho, and northwestern Nevada, and occurs in a few outlying stands in southern Washington. Includes current and historical color photos and detailed graphs and charts..
Droughts are part of life for farming communities. Early planning and decision making is important. If decisions are left until a drought worsens, many of the management options available early may no longer be possible.
New research shows that paying communities in Mexico to conserve and manage their jointly-owned property doesn’t just benefit the environment—it strengthens social relationships and a sense of community within those areas as well.
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