Shout out to my sister-in-law at the Green County Record for excellent coverage on a local VA farm.
05/25/2020 Customers are paying more for beef than they have in decades during the coronavirus pandemic. But at the same time, the companies that process the meat for sale are paying farmers and ranchers staggeringly low prices for cattle. Now, the Agriculture Department and prosecutors are investigating whether the meatpacking industry is fixing or manipulating prices.
Feb 25th, 2019 study results from Quantis prepared for General Mills and White Oak Pastures
6/29/2020 He understands many farmers are not willing to take this path on larger farms but for him his soils are alive again and the farm itself is also alive with activity.
"It has brought life to not only the farm but the community," Wind said.
7/10/2020 Project Drawdown, a 2017 international climate change study, ranked silvopasture No. 9 of the 100 most effective solutions for carbon sequestration and No. 1 within agriculture.
May 2018 study comparing feedlot beef production and multi-paddock grazing. Study finds that emissions from the grazing system were offset completely by soil C sequestration. They also find conclusive evidence that soil C sequestration from well-managed grazing may help to mitigate climate change.
May 14th, 2019 interview interview about regenerative grazing with Devora Kimelman-Block from KOL Foods, the only 100% grass-fed kosher US beef supplier.
June 7, 2019 article in GreenBiz about the White Oaks study.
Ethical meat business, The Ethical Butcher, has just exceeded its fund-raising target of £350,000, securing the backing of 242 investors in a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube.
April 2, 2019 If our farming practices continued like they were when our great-grandfathers were farming – where we plowed all the land every year, were losing topsoil, and had no trees... We have turned the corner. We’re building the soil back up, and we’ve got our soil headed back to where it once was.
Jan 31, 2019 A study conducted by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and partners shows that nitrous oxide emissions from grazing cattle may be significantly curbed by healthy pastures.
Looking across the landscape on a spring day at Russell Ranch Sustainable Agricultural Facility, most people would simply see a flat, mostly barren field. But Scow—a microbial ecologist and director of this experimental farm at the University of California, Davis— sees a living being brimming with potential.