Weekly Links 10-28
Empty Fields Fill Urban Basins and Farmers’ Pockets
New York Times
They can continue to farm all their land, or they can stop farming some of it and earn more than $500 an acre — more than the market value of a crop like alfalfa in a given year — simply by not using the water required to nourish those crops.
Critics say wild mustang panel won’t give horses a fair shake
Great Falls Tribune
A panel of experts chosen to spend two years generating the definitive study on wild horse management in the West is kicking up controversy before it even gets out of the chute.