Diminishing the Effects of Drought on Forage Production Drought is a recurrent stressor in ranching that can, at times, seem insurmountable. A regenerative ranching strategy, along with a drought contingency plan are adaptive ways ranches can build more resiliency into their operations. Regenerative ranching is not a one-size-fits-all approach to management. It is a suite […]
For many years prior to the industrialization and mechanization of agriculture in the early to mid-20th century cover crops were an integral component of many farm operations – Thomas Jefferson even wrote about them in his farm journal. In modern agriculture cover crops have gained immense popularity amongst progressive and innovative farmers and ranchers as […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBFA-UEq6W8 “In our climate I don’t see a down side to capturing carbon. People love to romanticize the image of the farm life, nah we are production ag we are a business and ultimately you have to take the emotion out of it and be profitable.“ – Devin Moon, Washington Dryland Wheat Farmer
Steve Hasselman covers some tips for the successful adoption of new farming practices based on his experience as a farmer and agronomist.