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Thoughts From The Quivira Conference

Departing a bit from the norm of linking to articles and such – I’m wanting to share a few concepts I picked up while at the Quivira Coalition’s annual conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico last week. It was an excellent conference … Continue reading

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Winter Grazing – Stockpiling Pasture Instead of Hay

Another well produced video by NRCS East National Technology Center- Winter Grazing – A Better Way. If you have winter pasture available this could be a viable option after you tailor the concepts to your management style, herd size, soils, and … Continue reading

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“Organic” Systems and Drought.

NRCS photo Continuing a little more with drought issue. The following link is to another blog post regarding how organic farming methods increase water holding capacity and thereby can help carry over, and maybe even produce, a decent crop in … Continue reading

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