"So - the dust bowls on the plains of the early 1900's essentially didn't teach us anything?????
Industrial agriculture is needed to satisfy the growing demand for food...
Industrial agriculture doesn't have the resources nor do…"
"I suppose people could just decide to go out there and start doing it. But, from what I saw in the two articles I linked to, there's some concern at the official levels of state government. My thinking is that a properly drawn-up…"
"Yes, creating the swales or rock barriers would function that way, naturally with or without more. Maybe a volunteer group of people who could simply choose a section and begin creating the cordons perreux in clusters - say each one being a…"
Thanks. That's good information. Especially on Cordons Perreux, which I haven't heard of before. At least, not in that way.
When I was in Lesotho with the Peace Corps, we used rocks piled into erosion…"
I think I understood what you were saying. I did a lot of research into the reclamation of land after reading a wonderful article in National Geo (September 2009) on Zai (or bit basin farming) in the sub-sahara, and the use…"
I may not have explained the situation adequately. I did post a blog about this, but it never got approved and has since disappeared from the site. Not sure why.
Within my blog I linked to two separate articles. The…"
A big problem excacerbated by abandoned farms and developers that scape the ground and then do not build. You might check out Desert Harvesters: http://www.desertharvesters.org/ for information on native…"