Farm conservation programs offer solutions to climate threats, if farmers can get funded

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Published: November 20, 2023 4:00 AM CT

The Johnson family is raising cattle on about 15 of the 200 acres they own in Mississippi. During long spells without rain, the grass dries up, and the Johnsons have to buy hay. Then the pond dries up and they have to use a hose from the house to water the cows. 


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Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk

Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk

The Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk is an independent reporting network based at the University of Missouri, in partnership with Report For America and the Society of Environmental Journalists, funded by the Walton Family Foundation. The Daily Memphian is a member of the reporting network.


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