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Can Dryland Farming Help Growers Endure Increasing Heatwaves and Drought?

Indigenous practitioners around the world have farmed with only rainwater for millennia. But it’s unclear... (more)

Lela Nargi
June 13, 2022
How One Oregon Farmer Implemented Permaculture Techniques to Conserve Water

At Tabula Rasa Farms, Brenda Smola-Foti has purposefully designed rainfall-catching ponds, terraces and water gardens... (more)

Kelsey Ogletree
June 12, 2022
A Guide to Drought-Resilient Farm Animals

As with people, some livestock and poultry breeds tolerate heat better than others.

Judith Matloff
June 10, 2022
Facing Another Drought, California Proposes Buying Out Farmers’ Water Rights

Lawmakers are considering using part of the state’s $100-billion budget surplus to buy water rights... (more)

Shea Swenson
June 9, 2022
10 Drought-Tolerant Crops to Plant Amid Water Scarcity

These fruits and vegetables will thrive even in the hottest conditions.

Lindsay Campbell
June 9, 2022
The Past, Present and Future of the West’s Water Woes

Western states are getting hotter and drier each year, with little to no water to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 8, 2022
Meet the Farmer Pushing for a Guaranteed Basic Income for Agricultural Workers

As California’s water crisis worsens, farmer and activist Mai Nguyen is calling on the state... (more)

Alexandra Jones
June 7, 2022