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MN Water Initiative Reflects Multiple Benefits of a 25x'25 Future

This week, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced a proposal aimed at improving the state’s water quality by 25 percent by the year 2025. Given that water quality in the state is currently on track to only improve by about 8 … Continue reading

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Solutions from the Land: A New Way Forward

As the incoming administration contemplates the path forward for America’s energy, agriculture, conservation and climate polices, it will be important to carefully assess the role that farms, ranches and forests – our nation’s working lands – can play in meeting … Continue reading

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Ag Sector and Biofuels Can Play Key Role in GHG Reduction Plans

A key mission of the 25x’25 Alliance is the promotion of biofuels as a pathway that can help take this country to a clean energy future. 25x’25 is the clean energy platform of Solutions from the Land (SfL) and SfL … Continue reading

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Farm, Forestry Producers Offer Climate Change Solutions

Taking place this week in Rome is the annual forum of the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture (GACSA), a dynamic gathering of representatives from around the world discussing challenges, sharing solutions and building partnerships to develop food, feed and … Continue reading

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Solutions from the Land's 'Farmer-First' Climate Smart Agriculture Principle

The award of a $500,000 grant from the prestigious W.K. Kellogg Foundation to Solutions from the Land (SfL) this week underscores the priority and responsibility that SfL takes in putting farmers first in developing practices and policies that can meet … Continue reading

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Time Is Now to Take Advantage of Climate Solutions Offered by Agriculture

Today starts a two-day “Climate Action 2016” summit in Washington that will bring together government, business and environmental leaders from around the globe “to strengthen the multi-stakeholder approach to climate implementation.” In other words, it’s a “rubber-meets-the-road” situation where world … Continue reading

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Climate Pact Signing Underscores Role of Agriculture, Forestry in Providing Solutions

The United States was joined at the UN last Friday – Earth Day – by more than 170 nations to sign the formal climate agreement that came out of two weeks of negotiations in Paris back in December. The pact … Continue reading

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Those Who Work the Land Embrace the Principles of Earth Day

The observation of Earth Day on Friday has its origins going back 46 years when a UN resolution launched the day. It became a national phenomenon when that same year, Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson proclaimed it an environmental teach-in and … Continue reading

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Celebration of Agriculture Underscores Growing Stewardship Role

Tuesday of this week, March 15th, was marked by the celebration of National Ag Day, when producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others from across the United States gathered to celebrate the benefits provided by American agriculture. … Continue reading

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California Demonstrates Growing Embrace of Climate Smart Agriculture

Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) advocates have worked diligently to expand the worldwide application of good climate science to agricultural production and ecosystem support practices. So, here in the United States, it is exceptionally gratifying to see California take a leading … Continue reading

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