Economics Archives - Farmland LP

  • Craig Wichner Interviewed by Chris Martenson

    Chris Martenson of Peak Prosperity recently interviewed Craig and we’ve been getting a lot of great feedback. The interview is available here both as a Podcast and a transcript.  From emails it is clear that listeners have gotten some “a ha” moments out of it, such as: Seeing how Farmland LP helps young farmers get started […]
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  • Interviewed by Clean Currents

    Thanks to fellow B-Corp Clean Currents for interviewing me.  It was a pleasure meeting them and other B-Corp leaders recently.  Here’s a cross-post from their blog. Written by Megan Barrett Tuesday, 20 November 2012 10:41 Back at the B-Corp Champions Retreat, we met Jason Bradford of Farmland LP. After chatting about sustainable food and the future of […]
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  • The Many Benefits of Multi-Year Crop Rotations

    Farmland LP’s agricultural practices are based on good science and agronomic principles, and a 9-year research project from America’s heartland continues to support what we do.  “Increasing Cropping System Diversity Balances Productivity, Profitability and Environmental Health” is the title of a research paper by scientists from Iowa State University, University of Minnesota and the USDA […]
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  • Google Earth, Rotational Grazing and Mineralization, Part 2

    Or, What You See from Space (and What You Don’t) Part 2 of 2 In the first post of this series, I explained how rotational grazing quickly builds soil organic matter (SOM).  In this second part I discuss the importance of SOM for organic farming. Mineralization for Organic Farming Mineralization is the process by which […]
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  • Google Earth, Rotational Grazing and Mineralization

    Or, What You See from Space (and What You Don’t) Part 1 of 2 A key to the success of Farmland LP is having great livestock managers to make the most out of our high quality pasture.  In Oregon, Mac Stewart of Vitality Farms runs sheep on over 900 acres of Farmland LP property.  And […]
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