Did you hear? The USDA just announced a new office to be added to its ranks – The Office of Ecosystem Services and Markets. It looks like it is mainly a service to help farmers learn how to sell carbon credits. Oh, and to manage things of value like clean water and air, wildlife habitat, and scenic landscapes. Sweet! We can make money off those things?
Beef production deserves a little spotlight now and then, don’t they? Tina sent a link to this public radio story on a ranching family north of here. A good listen. It starts at about 9 minutes into the program. GO HERE to get the audio.
HERE is the link to the Google Map that we are collabrating on.
Imagine if you will, a backyard, with vegetables growing in it. Such a fantasy! Outlandish! Or just normal if you don’t live in San Francisco. I give you MyFarm – an outfit that (Lo! and Alas!) will turn your backyard into a garden. Watch the video or read the story for the juicy details.
Here’s the video we watched during lab…
And HERE is the link.
Again, I present: Animals.
The related article is HERE.