Posts Tagged ‘sustainable agriculture’

Total Mix Ration Feed for Dairy Cows (video)

Total Mix Ration Feed for Dairy Cows (video)

How can Tom Trantham’s cows graze alfalfa and not be susceptible to bloat?

A New Family Farmer (video)

A New Family Farmer (video)

Michael Paine is a rare breed for becoming a new farmer: no prior farming experience, and he’s young.

The Unconventional Harvest: A Large No-Till Organic Farm

The Unconventional Harvest: A Large No-Till Organic Farm

I met Emily Stiegelmeier near Route 12 at the intersection of two long and lonely dirt roads near her 4,000 acre farm. Stiegelmeier, and her family, owns and operates Blue Blanket Organics, an organic farm where they grow spring and winter wheat, flax, rye, barley, and buckwheat. Excerpt 10.

The Unconventional Harvest: New Forest Farm

The Unconventional Harvest: New Forest Farm

What exactly is permaculture? This lingering question led me to Viola, Wisconsin to stay with Mark Shepard, a permaculture expert. Excerpt 9.

Detroit, a Ravaged City: Some Look to Urban Agriculture for a Brighter Future

Detroit, a Ravaged City: Some Look to Urban Agriculture for a Brighter Future

Detroit may offer a brighter future not only for itself but also for the state, and country too.