Methods Archives - Farmland LP

  • 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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  • Flurry of Press Attention

    The Oregon press has been busy covering Farmland LP over the past month. First, the Gazette Times of Corvallis and its sister paper in Albany put us on the front page  (Sunday above the fold even).  Photographer Amanda Cowan took some nice pictures, including the one below.  The writer Bennett Hall framed the story in a way that […]
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  • My Interview with Big Picture Agriculture

    This blog has been around for more than two years and I thought it might be good to bring back some old posts that are still relevant.  The one below appeared in Nov., 2010 on the blog Big Picture Agriculture and I’ve been given permission to re-post here.  Although some of the details have changed […]
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