FarmsReach Newsletter – August 5, 2013

Screen Shot 2013-08-09 at 2.52.06 PMNew Toolkits making the news, Featured Farmer Spotlights in our blog, and more Conversations posted daily! 

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Introducing our Water & Irrigation Toolkit

water canalsIn California, where drought has been a regular occurrence since the 1860′s, most residents are concerned about the water situation. And, because farmers and ranchers are wholly dependent on fresh, clean water, issues about water scarcity, accessibility, cost, and quality are often at the forefront of their minds.

Interestingly, many farmers are incredibly knowledgeable when it comes to soil fertility management, tracking precise nutrient ratios to yield the best harvests; however, far fewer are such granular experts when it comes to managing soil moisture.

With the volatile climate and ongoing drought, it’s imperative and simply smart business to ensure farm operations are managing their water use as efficiently as possible. Using appropriate equipment and technology, monitoring and managing soil to retain moisture, and selecting plants that thrive in our unique climate are a few of the ways this can be accomplished.

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FarmsReach Newsletter – June 27, 2013

Screen Shot 2013-07-17 at 2.34.51 PMThis summer is already a blaze with a lot buzzing on FarmsReach.com. Topics in this edition:

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