Duhallow farmers will provide national blueprint for environmental farming

Results from schemes being undertaken in northwest Cork will be incorporated into a Department of Agriculture blueprint to be launched next year. The aim is to make agriculture more environmentally friendly. The schemes, run by the regional development organisation, IRD Duhallow, help farmers to stem erosion of their land from…

Interdisciplinary research for sustainable farming receives nearly $300,000 from USDA

A research project received $299,911 from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop models that will help farmers by predicting how climate change will affect California’s specialty crops of grapes, strawberries and citrus. This research will translate data collected over three years from unmanned aerial vehicles and satellite imageries…