No. 2, 2017, Land Stewardship Letter

Download a pdf version of this issue here.
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Brian DeVore at Image612-722-6377 or via e-mail.

Table of Contents

The Roots of LSP's Work…3
• Who Benefits When We're Divided?
• LSP, Climate & Soil

Myth Buster Box…5
• Public Ag Research

LSP News…6
• Family Farm Breakfast
• New LSP Delegation to Mexico
• LSP Staff Changes

Policy & Organizing…9
• State Legislative Session Update
• Corporate Control of Healthcare
• "Our Farm Bill" Congressional Meetings
• The Story of Ag Policy Reform
• Questions for the New USDA Secretary
• LSP Helps Defend Frac Sand Ban

Continuous Living Cover…16
• Flunking a Soil Test
• Putting Soil Health to Work
• Join the Soil Builders' Network

Ecological Agrarians…20
• Graduate-Level Farming

Farm Beginnings…23
• Apply for the 2017-2018 Class
• Farm Beginnings in Other Regions
• Is Farming in Your Future?
• Journeyperson Course Next Fall
Farm Transitions Toolbox
Fresh Faces, Fresh Farming: Keith & Anna Johnson

Seeking Farmers-Seeking Land Clearinghouse…26

Reviews…28
Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman

Membership Update…30
• LSP & an Informed You
• Thanks Volunteers!
• In Memory & in Honor
• Membership Questions?
• Get Current with LIVE-WIRE
• Give a Gift Membership
• Lewiston Office Seeking Volunteers
Ear to the Ground Podcast
• Support LSP in Your Workplace

Stewardship Calendar…32