Carbon Farming Podcast Ep. 11: Agronomy Talk: Drought & Sustainability Practices
Agronomy Talk: Drought & Sustainability Practices According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, more than 80% of Texas has been facing drought conditions most of the year, and some areas for much longer. Prolonged drought can lead to crop loss, heat stress and limited feed availability for livestock, as well as increased risk of wildfires. In […]
Our Soils: Our Future
How they were made and how we are treating them. Thoughts from a farmer/agronomist who loves to talk about soils! My name is Mark Worner and I am an agronomist with the Agoro Carbon Alliance. Growing up in eastern Ohio at the edge of the American grain belt has resulted in me having a passion for […]
Conventional Tillage: Compaction Mitigating Ally or an Unforeseen Antagonist?
Tradition. For thousands of years plowing and farming have gone hand-in-hand, for good reason, too. Over the centuries we have seen the benefits from our various forms of intensive tillage, from the days of horse or ox-drawn plows turning over and loosening the prairie soil making way for crop roots to more easily penetrate the […]