Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Growing Food While Growing Climate Solutions

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty was everywhere. Pretty quickly, that uncertainty showed up at the grocery store. I remember seeing...

Flint Street Farm – a one-time Reno parking lot now feeds...

Among many of the social, economic, and cultural issues COVID-19 has cast light upon is that of our food supply and distribution networks—and the...

The Fight for Ranching’s Future in Carson Valley 

In what has now become a year-and-a-half long fight between ranchers and homeowners in Carson Valley, an appeal will be heard in late August...

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...

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...

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....

Coronavirus Stories – Miles Construction – horticulture construction leader implements COVID...

According to Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation (DETR), Nevada’s construction industry plays a vital economic role in the state’s economy.  Since the Great...

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...

Agrobotics – the future of Nevada agriculture

The agriculture industry in Nevada and across the planet is poised for a revolution that will change the nature of farming forever. Of the...

EPA revises the interim decision to use the M-44 cyanide ejection...

The M-44 is a trap typically deployed to kill animals that prey on livestock or endangered species. It is a mechanism that is pounded...