This video is of a panel discussion I partipated in looking at agricultural water policy in the Cariboo and Okanagan regions of British Columbia. The panel discussion was part of a series on agricultural water policy challenges in a changing climate.
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.
Finding agroforestry support can be difficult. Evaluate your information needs in light of short-term vs ongoing issues, and regulations or risks that would compel you to seek a professional.
Designing an agroforestry production system to fit your goals can be an excercise in frustration. Firstly, agroforestry can become complex because of the large number of moving parts. Your focus should therefore, be to design for outcomes, not unnecessary complexity. Secondly, agroforestry is plagued by a word-storm of terminology. This can leave you feeling great …