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COMET Farm Online Tool by USDA

This looks a like a really interesting and powerful tool. It’s purpose, in a nutshell, is to help producers understand and manage their operation to maximize carbon sequestration (and building soil health) and minimize energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. … Continue reading

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Gail Fuller, Winner ASA Conservation Legacy Award

Great video! It speaks for itself. Very important perspective of sustainable vs. regenerative agriculture. Thanks to Brown’s Ranch on Facebook for sending this news out.

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Soil Health Not Just For Old Hippies! Groups Support NRCS Soil Health Initiative.

I get the distinct impression from some folks that this talk of soil health and sustainability is old hippie talk. Well, it may be to some extent, and nothing against old hippies, but it goes far beyond. The following link … Continue reading

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No-Till Farmers work Less for More Yield

More on the ground evidence against conventional tillage. There are a couple of minor technical flaws in the article regarding the soil microbes but we’ll let that slide.  😉 The point is well made and well taken.

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Cover Crops Gaining Ground at Ohio Conference

If I was a little closer to Ohio I might consider spending a little cash on the Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. Sounds like the cover crop concept is getting more and more “air time”. Hopefully we can get this … Continue reading

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