Videos highlight the importance of soil tilth and organic matter in maintaining healthy soil for water conservation.
Agroforestry methods have been proven as effective tools for water management. Enhancing water capture and storage in the soil can be a cost-effective solution to minimizing drought impacts in dryland farming.
Adapting to a changing climate will be one of the key factors to the future success of agriculture. Water conservation in farm settings should start with building the capacity of the land to capture and retain precipitation. Building soil tilth with organics, as well as, using agroforestry methods, are proven tools for water management.
Successfully navigating the riparian health assessment procedure benefits from three key habits: tuning your eyes, taking good notes and being systematic. Tips on answering the RHA questions are provided.
Pro-tips on conducting a riparian health assessment, including: selecting an area to monitor; setting the boundaries; assessent timing; and, overcoming evaluation biases.