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From "sequestration" to investment

Posted by Peter Donovan 3 years, 9 months ago

While there's increasing recognition of the soil carbon opportunity, effective policy or markets haven't arisen. It may be how we're thinking about it. We may be out of position.


Challenge update December 2014: some monitoring results

Posted by Peter Donovan 4 years ago

Peter Donovan and Ralph Corcoran. Photos by Didi Pershouse.


Infiltration test

Posted by Peter Donovan 4 years, 7 months ago

Stan Boyd of South Dakota NRCS made a great little video about doing a simple, single-ring infiltration test on three different types of management. "[Infiltration] responds very rapidly to changes in management."


Cows save the planet: and other improbable ways of restoring soil to heal the earth

Posted by Peter Donovan 5 years, 8 months ago

Judith Schwartz's new book is out (we're in it!):


California Rancher to Rancher project field demo

Posted by Peter Donovan 5 years, 9 months ago

The Rancher-to-Rancher project, which supports California ranchers and land managers in setting up low-cost, risk-free learning site trials, held a demonstration April 12 on Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area, where Joe Morris grazes stocker cattle.