January 18, 2022

VFGC Annual Winter Conference 2022- The Green Side of Beef: In Defense of Grassland Agriculture

Let’s be matter-of-fact for a moment. Is beef truly bad for the planet? At this year’s annual VFGC Winter Conference we will delve into the topic “The Green Side of Beef: In defense of grassland agriculture.” Our two nationally recognized speakers, Nicolette Hahn Niman and Dr. Alan Franzluebbers, will be diving into the perceived issues […]

November 22, 2021

Climate Mitigation Services from Northern Plains Grasslands

Biography: Dr. Liebig works with a multidisciplinary team of scientists to develop soil, crop, and animal management practices for the Great Plains to overcome limitations to productivity while maintaining or enhancing environmental quality.  As a team member, he leads basic and applied research to quantify management effects on soil properties and associated ecosystem services.  In […]

January 27, 2020

What Is Manure Doing For Your Soil?

Would you like to reduce runoff and soil erosion? Would you benefit from soils that absorb more water, making your pastures more resilient to drought? Do you want to prevent phosphorus contamination of nearby waterways? Then you want stable soil aggregates, and to get there you want manure! Soil aggregates are individual soil particles that […]

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