The Southern Plains Perspective
Information for farmers, ranchers and rural communities or anyone else interested in agriculture, climate change and natural resource challenges
Southern Plains Perspective
If you want to start an interesting discussion on social media, just put out a press release or flyer about a seminar discussing the economic benefits of climate smart agriculture. I know this from experience. Just last month the USDA Southern Plains Climate Hub hosted the “Economics of Adaptation” seminar in Enid Oklahoma. This eventContinue reading “Climate smart agriculture—hard to define, but easy to recognize.”
Two things that I really like doing—writing about conservation/climate smart agriculture practices and bragging on my kids. Today on this blog I am going to do a little of both. First, the bragging part. My 12-year-old Daughter Madeleine won first place this week in the natural resource’s speech contest at the Oklahoma State 4-H Round-up. Continue reading “Out of the mouths of babes……”
115 degrees in Oklahoma. Let that soak in. According to the Oklahoma Farm Report, for only the second time in the history of the Oklahoma Mesonet 115 degrees has been recorded. The first time was in August of 2012 (during that “fun” drought stretch that ran from 2011 to 2015). Granted, this was not theContinue reading “Ok. Now it’s getting crazy….”
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