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Take a Deeper Look at Soil Health

By   /  June 29, 2020  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  No Comments

Dr. Ray Weil has spent his whole life looking at and learning about soils and how they work to keep us all fed. In fact, he literally wrote the book on soils. He has a message for farmers and ranchers concerned about how their soils affect forage growth and profitability: Think deeper. Think about more […]

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Pasture Project Webinar! How to Treat Your Cover Crop Like a Cash Crop with Dr. Andrea Basche (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

By   /  June 10, 2020  /    /  No Comments

In this nuts and bolts webinar, Dr. Andrea Basche will discuss strategies to boost cover crop benefits, such as ideas for maximizing biomass growth for grazing. Tune in to learn more about why treating your cover crop like your cash crop can pay dividends! Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm CT Register Here

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Grazing for Soil Health

By   /  June 8, 2020  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  No Comments

Thanks to the folks with NRCS’s “Unlock the Secrets of Soil Health” for their part in developing this article. The abandoned cotton farm Terry and Deborah Chandler purchased was in need of a lot of care. The fields were  highly eroded, and the top soil was absent. Rebuilding soil health was the first thing on […]

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Fences Grow More Grass

By   /  May 25, 2020  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  No Comments

Shannon Carmichael thought her husband Bart was crazy when he started fencing the ranch first to half sections and then to quarter sections. “This is not how things are supposed to be done. We ride out, we gather, we calve cattle.” But as the pasture sizes began shrinking, she realized that there was a lot […]

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Pasture Project Webinar! Cover Crops for Resilience: How Grazing Cover Crops Builds Resilience through Stimulating Soil Biology with Dr. Kris Nichols

By   /  April 22, 2020  /    /  No Comments

This webinar will focus on cover crops and grazing as ways to stimulate carbon flow to soil biology, and how using these practices can build resilience to weather, pest and disease issues, and increase overall profitability.  Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm CT Register Here

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