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Video — Eggs, dairy and regenerative farming

Through regenerative farming practices, Alexandre Family Farm achieves sustainable water conservation goals in its production of eggs and dairy products. Located in Northern California’s Humboldt and Del Norte counties, the farm also focuses on healthy soils.

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Farmers Are Embracing Sustainability – You Just Aren’t Hearing About It (From The Huffington Post)

“Things are changing. It’s just how do you get them to change fast enough?” By Joseph Erbentraut Senior What’s Working Editor, The Huffington Post When farmers make the news in relation to climate issues like droughts, floods or extreme heat, … Continue reading

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Solar panels and onion power show the way to Ag energy self-sufficiency

One of the strategic objectives of Ag Vision: Strategies for Sustainability is to achieve the maximum usage of renewable energy by agriculture, thereby increasing economic productivity while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving air quality.  Governor Brown has demonstrated important leadership with policy … Continue reading

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