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Challenge update December 2014: some monitoring results

Posted by Peter Donovan 5 years, 3 months ago

Peter Donovan and Ralph Corcoran. Photos by Didi Pershouse.


Infiltration test

Posted by Peter Donovan 5 years, 10 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, 11 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, 11 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 7 years, 2 months ago

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