A recently released evaluation of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) indicates the program’s positive impact continues to grow.
The Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture unveiled projects it says will contribute to the management and recovery needed after prolonged wildfire seasons in recent years.
Agrivoltaics — derived from the words agriculture and photovoltaics — creates a symbiotic energy system. Not all solar farms are agrivoltaic, but these systems are getting more attention due to concerns that solar land leases take farmland out of production.
Silvopasture, an historical practice that involves integrating trees into pasture-based systems for livestock, appears to be growing in popularity as farmers look for ways to help keep animals happy and healthy while maintaining or increasing revenue.