One of our conservation planning paradigms is to look at SWAPA+H resources: soil, water, animals, plants, air, and humans. Understanding how these things function together helps us develop stronger, more effective conservation plans.
A few summers ago we wrote that we didn’t hay the grass fields because the soil needed improvement. In July 2016, a local livestock producer harvested 1,018 bales of grass hay from the three two-acre fields. This is significantly more hay than usually produced from this farm. What factors contributed to […]