May 20, 2013

The Grass Whispering Journal or WWGWD? (What Would the Grass Whisperer Do?)

Contributor Troy Bishopp has been tracking how his spring grazing has gone so far so that you can see his adaptive grazing management in progress and how he uses his grazing chart to best advantage. Troy is a great photographer, and pictures are worth a thousand words, so this story has lots of them. Click on them when you’d like to see them larger and enjoy!

April 22, 2013

Habitat for Flying Humanity

Preparing for this year’s bluebirds, Troy shares how birds benefit him, and the diversity of his farm benefits those that, through loss of habitat, are in danger of becoming homeless.

April 16, 2013

Cursed by the Ditch Witch

It has taken me an entire year to settle down after the ditch witch drove me to a major meltdown over the destruction of some fine functioning sod.  When you mess with a pen-wielding, picture-taking, grass farmer and his prairie family, there will be consequences.  The pent up frustration over this “dumb and dumber” sequel […]

March 19, 2013

Get Your Grazing Chart Here!

These grazing charts were developed as part of a project I led called “Utilizing Holistic Planned Grazing as a Regenerative Engine for Sustainable Agriculture.” Thanks to the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education for funding this project! We created these grazing charts for use on different size operations, with different numbers of paddocks.  We added […]

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