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Diverse Income from Your Scenic Pastures: Consider Glamping

By   /  July 6, 2020  /  Diversification, Money Matters  /  Comments Off on Diverse Income from Your Scenic Pastures: Consider Glamping

In the early 2000’s, I had the joy of spending a memorable four days with Bill Burrows, a 6th-generation rancher and Holistic Management practitioner from Northern California. Bill told us the story of how his family very nearly lost the ranch in the 1980’s when the bottom fell out of the cattle market, and how […]

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Solar Grazing: A New Income Stream for Livestock Producers

By   /  May 18, 2020  /  Livestock, Sheep  /  Comments Off on Solar Grazing: A New Income Stream for Livestock Producers

Utility-scale solar arrays may cover 3 million acres across the US by 2030, according to the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL). This is causing tension with farmers and farmland advocates, as the panels are often sited on good ag land, displacing current production. One solution is to restrict solar developments from being installed on farmland. […]

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