Lucia Barbato of the Texas Tech University Center for Geospatial Technology explains the various maps of the Texas High Plains region. The Ogallala Aquifer formed millions of years ago, and no longer has an effective recharge capacity. This finite, fossil water resource will one-day run dry.
Jeanne Carver describes how her ranching business had to come up with a new marketing approach to address declining markets and competition from overseas.
It’s one of largest freshwater aquifer’s in the world—and it’s running out in places.
Roger Rainville’s biodiesel production system didn’t come out of an instruction manual or textbook, it developed over a number of years through trial and error.
How can Tom Trantham’s cows graze alfalfa and not be susceptible to bloat?
A recent visit to Vermont turned up an unexpected visit to a local farm stand that offered passersby a selection of fine local goods.
Roger Rainville is plowing ahead on meeting his own energy needs. He produces his own on-farm biodiesel fuel.
Congress has terminated funding in this year’s (2011) federal budget for the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service, commonly known as ATTRA. For those who may not be aware, this program provides a wealth of online sustainability information to farmers, educators, and the public. Without obtaining additional financial support, their databases, publications, and technical services may […]
In partnership with SARE, CUpS filmed the story of Jeanne Carver, and her century old ranch in Shaniko, Oregon.
The following images were taken in West Texas for a documentary about a partnership between local agriculture producers, scientists, and others to save this agricultural region.