Ray Weil, who literally wrote the book on soils says “Think deeper.” These short videos show why what’s going on below the top 12 inches matters to you.
We first shared this video from the Capital Resource Conservation District’s “Soil Health Project,” in July of 2015. In it, Russ Wilson talks about the challenges he faced when he bought a former crop farm that he wanted to use for multi-species grazing. With poor soil, he could barely grow feed for his livestock. But […]
We shared this article the first time in November of 2015. What I think we all love about it is getting to see what’s going on underground with the plants that are growing in our pastures. Enjoy! If you go to enough workshops about grazing, you’re bound to see an illustration that shows how biting off the […]
When you’re raising calves for sale, how do you know if you should feed that supplement, spend time and money on pasture improvements, or make other investments to increase weaning weights? Well, you do a little math. Here’s a calculator that can help!
This article, along with the “Soil Health in a Minute” videos, was first published in June of 2014. We know you’ll enjoy them! As an animal science major at Cornell in the 1980’s, I took a course in soils. I’m not sure if it was the subject matter or the professor, but I just couldn’t […]