Brian Milne

Freelance writer, covering conservation, ag tech, water and food issues

Brian Milne is a freelance writer and former AP and CNPA award-winning senior writer/editor for McClatchy Newspapers. With his newspaper days behind him, Milne is now an advocate of sustainable water and agricultural practices -- focusing much of his writing on water issues, sustainable technologies, and precision ag in drought-parched California and beyond. Milne lives in Central California, where he has written a pair of outdoors guidebooks and founded Meadows Interactive consulting. He has provided business development services for sustainable techs such as Hortau, REC Solar and Mainstream Energy, as well as a handful of Top 1,000 websites (,,, and He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Cal Polytechnic State University, and his latest adventures can be followed on Twitter at @BMilneSLO.