Do your weeds love fungi?

I was talking with one my farm forester friends, Doug. He had harvested an area of pines and was noticing weeds growing there that he had never seen on his farm before. Inkweed, woolly mullein and chamomiles. How did that happen? Weeds get a lot of bad press, surely,...
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A long term vision comes to life

Michael Cashmore is a regenerative agriculture coach with Integrity Soils and enjoys helping farmers create a strategy for achieving their goals for their property.  Michael reflects on his personal journey of landscape regeneration where a long term farm forestry enterprise has improved his property, regenerated ecosystem function and restored...
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The Profit Conversation

Is your business truly regenerative? It is time to start talking about agricultural business profitability.   Land managers have long measured their success based on production outcomes such as the top price at the cattle sale or the highest yielding, weed free crop rather than discussing openly whether they...
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The Myth of Fertilizer

We’re told fertilizers are simple; when a crop grows, it draws nutrients from the soil, these nutrients are then removed when you harvest a crop or sell the milk from your goat or take steers to the sales. At least that’s what has been taught to producers and agronomists...
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