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By January 15, 2018February 6th, 2018No Comments

Grazing Articles

By Allen R. Williams, Ph. D.

Recent Data Supports Soil Health Benefits of Adaptive High Stock Grazing – This article provides data collected from 3 farms, each using different grazing techniques. The data is shown side-by-side, allowing the reader to see the advantages and disadvantages of each grazing approach. Click here to read the article.

In Defense of Soil Health – In this article, Dr. Williams uses hard scientific data to answer common Soil Health questions regarding the cost, time-requirement, and popularity of soil health practices in the Agricultural community. Click here to read the article.

Three Principles to Graze By

  • Part I – This is the first article in a set of three (the other two are immediately below). Focusing on the Principle of Compounding, this introduction will dive into the positive cascading effects that adaptive grazing can have on your soil. Click here to read the article.
  • Part II – This article is all about the Principle of Diversity. Dr. Williams explains how diversity in your grazing coverage can benefit your soil in the long run. Click here to read the article.
  • Part III – Closing the series, the final article spotlights the Principle of Disruption. He points out that “disruption” is not always a negative thing, especially in regards to soil biology. Click here to read the article.

The Circle of Life – No, it’s not a link to the Lion King. Although it IS referenced in the article, this piece will explain how soil biology is not a linear concept. It is better thought of as a circular cycle. Click here to read the article.

Water Follows Carbon – Much like the previous article, this one also focuses on cycles. This time it is the carbon cycle. “Keep the carbon cycling. It will pull water with it.” Click here to read the article.

 

Grazing Videos

By Allen R. Williams, Ph. D.

Economic Benefits of Livestock Integration into Cropland – Dr. Allen Williams at 2nd Annual Green Cover Seed Southern Soil Health Conference

Grazing for Soil Health – Dr. Allen Williams at 2nd Annual Green Cover Seed Southern Soil Health Conference

Cattle, Cover Crops and Hope – A Pasture Project – Dr. Allen Williams a PFI Webinar

Growing Soil the Southern Way – Dr. Allen Williams at the 2016 Grass Fed Exchange


External Links

  • 5 Soil Health Principles – In this article, North Dakota soil health expert, Jay Fuhrer does a great job introducing all five of the Principles of Soil Health

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