Renewable Farming

Month: November 2017

Will your grandchildren escape this “stealth” American genocide?

Today is the “International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.” Prayers around the world will lift up more than 215 million Christians facing extreme hostility in their own nations.  Nov. 5, 2017   Weekend essay by Jerry Carlson — The day of prayer, sponsored by Open Doors, reminds me how our family’s life has been blessed with …

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A fourteen-farmer treasury of proven cover-crop experiences

“The Howard G. Buffett Foundation has captured and summarized the experiences of leading farmers who are integrating cover crops into their rotations. Those reports were published as inserts in Farm Journal with Buffett’s sponsorship. They’re also online in the foundation’s website at this address: http://harvestingthepotential.org. Here, we’ve assembled links to the most recent 14 cover-crop articles which are now online at …

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Want to surround yourself with enthusiasm amid agriculture’s anguish: Check out Practical Farmers of Iowa

Today’s new high-tech information systems could multiply your profits if you apply an old idea: Synergistic, farmer-led research with other farmers. “Practical Farmers of Iowa” pioneered this idea in the ag crisis of the 1980s. PFI has grown and adapted for more than 30 years. Today it’s energized by more than 3,000 enthusiastic farmers of all ages and interests. Here’s …

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