Taking Steps to Change: Benefits from Birds and Soil Biodiversity

We are excited to share with you the newest video in our series about supporting beneficial birds on the farm. This video features Kristin Jacobs of Bullseye Farms and Dr. Sara Kross of Columbia University.

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News from the Wild Side - May 2021

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Improving Biodiversity with Hedgerows: Serrano Family Farm

Written by Janet McGarry - Four generations of the Serrano family have farmed in Le Grand, California and clearly care deeply about their land. 

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Take Action on Climate Policy

This is an important moment in history: as the climate crisis deepens, Congress is preparing to take significant action on climate change.

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News from the Wild Side - March 2021

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Leafy greens suffer systemic vulnerability to E. coli, but industry and regulators can’t see it

Written by Patrick Baur, Assistant Professor in the Department of Fisheries, Animal, and Veterinary Sciences, University of Rhode Island

Americans have access to more fresh vegetables than ever before, with farms producing around 200 pounds per person per year. Demand for leafy greens such as romaine lettuce and spinach has grown dramatically, and lettuce alone is now a nearly $2 billion industry. However, 90% of leafy greens are grown in just a few regions of California and Arizona. The tremendous concentration of this dietarily important and economically lucrative industry has serious consequences for both human and environmental health.

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Installing Bluebird Boxes for Vineyard Pest Control

We are pleased to share our newest video in our series about supporting beneficial birds on the farm. This video features Ron Rosenbrand of Spring Mountain Vineyard and Dr. Julie Jedlicka, Associate Professor of Biology at Missouri Western State University.

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News from the Wild Side - February 2021

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