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Infiltration test

Posted by Peter Donovan 5 years, 3 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 6 years, 4 months ago

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

California Rancher to Rancher project field demo

Posted by Peter Donovan 6 years, 5 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.

Burleigh County, North Dakota: Healthy soil, healthy farms, healthy communities

Posted by Peter Donovan 6 years, 8 months ago

Brian DeVore of Minnesota's Land Stewardship Project wrote a good piece about Gabe Brown and others:

Joe and Julie Morris receiving Burch award at Quivira Coalition conference

Posted by Peter Donovan 6 years, 10 months ago

Joe Morris, of Morris Grassfed in San Juan Bautista, California, is receiving the Clarence Burch stewardship award at the Quivira Conference this month in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “I am honored to be recognized by the Quivira Coalition for this year’s Clarence Burch award, and deeply appreciative to all of our partners for making this possible,” Joe said. “Our work with fellow ranchers, environmentalists, and policymakers shows that land stewardship and consensus building can provide solutions to some of our most pressing challenges.”