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Climate Change Issues and Farming Practices

Farm Bill Update

Farm Bill Update from our friends at Community Alliance with Family Farmers & Farmers Guild In May, the House Agricultural Committee Chairman, Mike Conaway (R-Texas), produced a Farm Bill that had no Democratic support, in part because it included provisions…

 

Local farmers alternative to glyphosate

Sonoma County organic farmers use this instead of “Round-Up”. It may take two applications, but you’re not poisoning your family and environment. The orange oil recipe is reputed to work best. Note precautions on the vinegar/Epsom salt formula. Vinegar /…

 

CARB Workshop notices

Please attend the June Workshops, use talking points from Club and emphasize the need to avoid wind-blown dust by water conservation and improved agricultural practices.. North CoastDATE:                June 20, 2018TIME:           …

 

The Rights of Nature Movement Goes on Trial

The Rights of Nature Movement Goes on Trial Why was an environmental law firm sanctioned for helping to block a toxic fracking wastewater project? Last Friday, a federal judge in western Pennsylvania issued sanctions on two lawyers from the Community…

 

Climate change and fossil fuels

DNC Quietly Adopts Ban On Fossil Fuel Company Donations The move is a step toward purging oil, gas and coal industry influence on the Democratic Party’s climate policies. By Alexander C. Kaufman The Democratic National Committee voted over the weekend…

 

Got GSA? Got questions? Save the Date June 26th

This just in … mark your calendar if you can make time to provide feedback to the DWR on their latest change in basin status in Sonoma County. In follow-up to the email regarding California Department of Water Resources’ draft reprioritization…