GRASSLAND BLOG

Recovering from Winterkill

Monday, April 22, 2019

Many of you are looking at hay fields or pastures and are seeing significant winterkill. The past few days my phone has been ringing off the hook from farmers and ranchers looking for cost effective ideas to over come this latest hurdle that mother nature has thrown at us. Read More

Time is your enemy – It’s time to GO

Monday, February 11, 2019

In the last 30 years, agricultural producers have made substantial efficiency improvements. According to the recent Food Dialogues Sustainability Report, US soybean producers have decreased water use by 33 percent, greenhouse gas emissions by 44 percent and soil loss by 47 percent – all while improving yields by 46 percent. They weren’t alone, with corn producers improving yields by 64 percent, while decreasing greenhouse emission by 36 percent, soil loss by 68% and energy to produce a bushel of corn by 44 percent.  Read More

Clear Direction

Friday, February 08, 2019

Whether you are in the beginning stages of building sustainability into your business, are in the midst of transition or have always operated with sustainability as a core principle, long-term success in your mission requires one fundamental thing: Clear direction. Read More

Clear Vision

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Twenty years ago, the future of American agriculture was at a tipping point. Decades of pushing land to its limits as new technologies and research shaped the industry were starting to leave their mark. Precious natural resources were used without future concern, high levels of chemical inputs were used to control weeds and boost yields, and the natural productivity of land was in a decline from poor practice. With yield placed as the sole focus, the industry was achieving agricultural production milestones – yet it wasn’t environmentally or financially sustainable.  Read More

Asset Protection

Friday, February 01, 2019

What does a Mississippi beef farmer, Arizona greenskeeper and California vintner all have in common? Soil is their biggest asset. Read More


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