Tuesday, January 25, 2022

USDA Rural Development Nevada announces measures to help rural residents with...

Today, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Rural Development has taken a number of immediate actions to help rural residents, businesses and communities...

Food Bank of Northern Nevada Announces July Mobile Harvest Schedule

The Food Bank of Northern Nevada has announced the July Mobile Harvest Schedule. In order to serve those in need while taking necessary novel...

CDFW Offers Grants to Cannabis Cultivators

News Brief Today, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Cannabis Restoration Grant Program (CRGP) announced a call for concept proposals in preparation for...

COVID-19 and the changing future of farmers markets, regional agriculture

Timothy Bougton’s Amber Oaks Berry Farms has been a mainstay at the region’s farmers markets for more than a decade, a perennial favorite at...

Nonpoint Source Pollution: killing the Truckee River by degrees

As more people move into the Truckee River watershed, demand for water is increasing while more and more nonpoint source (NPS) pollution is making...

Diverse Coalition Demands an End to New Diversions from the Colorado...

With the Colorado River and its largest reservoirs at alarmingly low levels, a coalition of eleven organizations from across the Colorado River Basin gathered...

Wild Harvest – Part 2

A farmer’s almanac  I wasn’t about to eat just anything, though. I needed some guidance from someone who knew what an edible crop looked like—both...

Cortez Masto, Rosen send bipartisan, bicameral letter urging USDA support for...

U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) led a bipartisan, bicameral letter with U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) along with U.S....

El Niño or La Niña? What They Mean and Why They...

In the world of oceanography and climatology, the names El Niño and La Niña carry a particularly important meaning that can be complex and...

Wild Harvest – Part 1

Wild harvest - Part 1 I’ve lived in Reno’s West University neighborhood my whole life. It’s a small swath of the city, a few miles...