http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/responsive-drip-irrigation-system-changes-agriculture-saves-30-50-water-costs/ Get used to hearing about RPI. A smart irrigation system that responds to plants when they are thirsty... it wastes far less water and this will be essential in our ever warming climates.
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/floating-gardens-are-a-way-to-keep-farming-despite-climate-change-ohio/ I think the lesson to learn here is observing what's already available in nature to work with the climate crisis. In Kimmerer's amazing book "Braiding Sweetgrass", I learned a much deeper appreciation for how Mother Nature teaches us. She gives us all we need to make all our food and shelter needs get met. … Continue reading A little good news — from Mother Nature
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/sheep-vs-lawnmowers-on-uc-davis-campus/ If you've watched documentaries like "The biggest little farm" or "Kiss the Ground", you'd already know the answer to the questions these students are researching at U. C. Davis. Animals grazing in controlled areas do a lot more for the health of the grounds than any machine can! Most traditional farmers already know this … Continue reading A little good news — some academics are finally getting out into the field