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Hedgerows – How Tos for Great Shelter and Habitat

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  No Comments

In this 3:56 video, John Suscovich (Farm Marketing Solutions) and Troy Bishopp (our own Grass Whisperer) talk about hedgerows and why you should consider them for your operation. One of the first reasons is that wind you hear in the background. If you’re tired of wind blowing unchecked across your pastures, hedgerows are for you. […]

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Have You Checked Out the Conservation Stewardship Program?

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil, Weeds  /  No Comments

Have you ever looked across your property and thought about some land management goals you would like to take to the next level? Have you not gotten started because you weren’t quite sure what to do, or were lacking funding to implement practices? Well, the Natural Resources Conservation Service might be help with their Conservation […]

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What Farming Challenges Did the Pilgrims Face?

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  1 Comment

This comes to us from Tom Sauer, USDA-ARS, and the Soils Matter Blog from the Soil Science Society of America. The Thanksgiving holiday has its roots in ancient harvest festivals. Grateful people came together to celebrate a successful harvest. Before trade networks or long-term food storage, failed crops meant hunger or even starvation, so bountiful […]

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What 30 Years of Study Tell Us About Grazing and Carbon Sequestration

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  16 Comments

This is Part 3 of an ongoing series. Here is Part 1 and Part 2. In the first part in this series we told you that decades of grassland research show that grazing does not seem to have much influence on increasing carbon in the soil. On the other hand, many graziers have noted that […]

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Does Grazing Sequester Carbon? Part 2 – Some Background

By   /  October 9, 2017  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  4 Comments

We’re working on a series of articles that explore what the research tells us about grazing and soil carbon sequestration. It’s a complex topic, and as with all things science, there is a lot of background information that may not be covered in the papers themselves. So, before we take a deep dive into the […]

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