The 2017 U.S. Census of Agriculture – recently released by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) – showed that on a national scale, Oklahoma is 7th in the nation for the largest decrease in cropland acreage using conventional tillage practices.
President’s Note: Monarch Population Status
The most recent monarch numbers are in, and they don’t look good. There was a 53.22% decrease in the overwintering monarch population in Mexico compared to last year. The area covered dropped from 6.05 acres to 2.83 acres.
See this blog post from Monarch Watch for more information.