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How a Blue Ridge Farmer Set Up His Rotational Grazing System

By   /  February 10, 2020  /  Fencing, Grazing Management, Planning, Water, Water quality  /  Comments Off on How a Blue Ridge Farmer Set Up His Rotational Grazing System

John Fant, Colonel, US Army (Ret), returned to southwest Virginia in 2013 to resume daily operations and management of the family farm. In this 6:52 video, John describes how he assessed the farm’s resources and then developed and implemented a plan that would improve water quality, and soil and animal health. What he found was […]

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11th Eastern Native Grass Symposium

By   /  September 17, 2018  /    /  No Comments

The 2018 event will feature the latest information from renowned presenters and exhibitors, best management practices and field tours showcasing the progressive use of native grasses and forbs in a host of diverse applications. It all takes place at Erie’s beautiful Bayfront Convention Center on the shores of Lake Erie.

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Your Tree Planter is Saving the World – One Tree, One Planting Tube and One Weed Mat at a Time

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  Consider This, NRCS  /  2 Comments

If you farm within the sprawling Chesapeake Bay Watershed or other sensitive watersheds around the country, there is a better than even chance, you’ve heard about USDA Riparian Forest Buffer Programs. These initiatives supported by the Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership are actively working, in earnest, to take whatever strategies or financial measures possible, to […]

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Managed Grazing Can Improve Stream Corridors

By   /  September 1, 2014  /  Grazing Management, Pasture Health, Water  /  6 Comments

Exclusion of livestock from streams doesn’t always result in better conditions for fisheries and wildlife or prevent negative impacts to the environment. Here’s how livestock and animal impact can be used as needed to maintain healthy streams and riparian corridors.

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