Climate Change and Agriculture Discussed Between Farmers, Ranchers and White House

White House representatives invite farmers and ranchers to join them in addressing climate change.

| July/August 2015

  • Climate Change and Agriculture
    Climate change and agriculture is addressed by farmers and the White House.
    Photo by Fotolia/maron

  • Climate Change and Agriculture

A recent announcement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Senior White House Advisor Brian Deese released their plans to partner with farmers and ranchers in an effort to “reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase carbon sequestration, and expand renewable energy production in the agricultural and forestry sectors.”

This voluntary and incentive-based program outlines methods for farmers and ranchers to approach agriculture in new ways and to build beneficial partnerships while maintaining an emphasis and overarching goal of reducing the effects farming activities have on the climate.

A few of the “USDA Building Blocks for Climate Action” include addressing soil health, livestock partnerships, and promotion of wood products from sustainable sources.

Mother Earth News Fair Schedule 2019


Next: February 16-17, 2019
Belton, TX

Sit in on dozens of practical workshops from the leading authorities on modern homesteading, animal husbandry, gardening, real food and more!


Live The Good Life with GRIT!

Grit JulAug 2016At GRIT, we have a tradition of respecting the land that sustains rural America. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing to GRIT through our automatic renewal savings plan. By paying now with a credit card, you save an additional $6 and get 6 issues of GRIT for only $16.95 (USA only).

Or, Bill Me Later and send me one year of GRIT for just $22.95!

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Free Product Information Classifieds