|Farmer Education & Outreach
Providing resources to farmers and ranchers on the impacts of climate policy on California agriculture, and the science of the climate benefits of organic and sustainable practices.
Expanding the CalCAN network of farmers, scientists, government agency staff, and advocates to cultivate communication and understanding of the role agriculture can play in climate protection.
Advancing policies that support and encourage farming and ranching practices that have climate benefits and other environmental co-benefits.
Reposted from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)
June 6th, 2013
Yesterday, speaking at the National Press Club, USDA Secretary Vilsack addressed the present and future challenges in agriculture brought on by our changing climate – challenges “new and different than anything we’ve ever tackled.” The Secretary recognized the unique regional challenges that farmers and ranchers are experiencing around the country – …