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Recent posts by Cora Fox

Nebraska farmers: funding is available to address ephemeral gullies

Living in the Loess Hills of Iowa most of my life, I’ve witnessed a variety of conservation concerns. With an increase in weather extremes, including heavy rain events, our land, and land in Nebraska, is highly erodible and prone to increased erosion. This erosion often presents in the form of ephemeral gullies.

What is an ephemeral gully?

Congressional appropriators: please fund farm bill programs

Every five years (or so), Congress passes legislation that shapes the day-to-day living of rural Americans. This legislation is a complex bundle of various programs and policies more commonly referred to as the farm bill. Key Congressional leaders in both the House and Senate influence the farm bill through work on their respective agriculture committees, which is a process that should not be taken lightly.

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