USDA Releases Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry Strategy
5/25/2021 11:14:32 AM
Recognizing that stakeholder input was key in developing this strategy, the Executive Order also directed the Secretary of Agriculture to collect input from Tribes, farmers, ranchers, forest owners, conservation groups, and other communities.
Arizona Farm Bureau President Testifies on Opportunities to Tackle Climate Change in Senate Hearing
3/15/2021 12:45:00 PM
Smallhouse and the other testimonies stressed how farmers, ranchers and forest owners are both on the frontlines of climate impacts and offer innovative, natural solutions through increased carbon sequestration in trees and soils and reduced GHG emissions.
National Alliance Unveils Climate Policy Recommendations that Hopefully Produce Positive Results for Arizona and American Agriculture
11/18/2020 11:01:00 AM
Together, the group developed more than 40 recommendations based on three principles: agricultural and forestry climate policies must be built upon voluntary, incentive-based programs and market-driven opportunities; they must promote resilience and adaptation in rural communities, and they must be science-based.
Helping to Mark the Monarch as Thriving, Not Endangered
9/30/2020 1:57:06 PM
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is currently in the process of evaluating whether to list the monarch as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and is required to decide by December 15, 2020.