Water availability is decreasing in West Texas, and farmers are facing extreme weather events and the likelihood of impending drought conditions. Some farmers have turned to regenerative farming and ranching methods like rotational grazing and conservation tillage in order to improve farmland resiliency and water holding capacity. Read more in this High Plains Public Radio article.
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“The main thing was the soil degradation that we were seeing from high winds and prolonged periods of dry conditions,” farmer Chad Wall said. “When you see your topsoil piling up at the edge of the field, or on the highway, it was not uncommon. It was really my concern from seeing that that made me want to find another way.”ChaD Wall, alcove farms