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Opinion

Opinion: How to Protect the Border and Support American Farmers – Inside Sources

Image courtesy of DepositPhotos As Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation in the Department of Agriculture under President Donald Trump, I saw firsthand the need for a legislative solution that addresses the devastating labor shortage that is hurting American farmers and the need for border security to stop weapons, drugs, contraband, and potentially dangerous people from

Local

Summer Season of Prescott Farmers Market begins!

The Prescott Farmers Market (PFM) welcomes customers for its 25th summer season on Saturday, May 7. Every Saturday through October 29, the market will be open from 7:30 am to noon at 900 Iron Springs Road at the Dignity Health, YRMC overflow parking lot. In August, PFM looks forward to celebrating its 25th birthday with

Farms

Phoenix fellowship cultivating the next generation of urban farmers – Cronkite News

The 19-acre garden plot is tucked between the homes of south Phoenix and overlooked by South Mountain. On a recent Friday, Angelica Willis-Smith harvested garlic and carrots to sell at the Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market. Willis-Smith, who’s known as “Jelly” in the garden, is one of nine fellows in the Phoenix Office of Environmental Programs’ Urban

Drought

Drought saps California reservoirs as hot, dry summer looms

Each year Lake Oroville helps water a quarter of the nation’s crops, sustain endangered salmon beneath its massive earthen dam and anchor the tourism economy of a Northern California county that must rebuild seemingly every year after unrelenting wildfires. But the mighty lake — a linchpin in a system of aqueducts and reservoirs in the

Water

Water crisis ‘couldn’t be worse’ on Oregon-California border

The water crisis along the California-Oregon border went from dire to catastrophic this week as federal regulators shut off irrigation water to farmers from a critical reservoir and said they would not send extra water to dying salmon downstream or to a half-dozen wildlife refuges that harbor millions of migrating birds each year. In what

Local

Summer Season of Prescott Farmers Markets begins!

The Prescott Farmers Market (PFM) welcomed customers for its 24th summer season last Saturday May 1st. Every Saturday through October 30th, the market will be open from 7:30 am to noon at 900 Iron Springs Road at the Dignity Health, YRMC overflow parking lot. In addition to the weekly Saturday market at Dignity Health-YRMC, PFM