Methods Archives - Farmland LP

  • Investors See Our Sustainably Managed Farms in Action at Annual Event

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    This past Saturday investors, staff, farmers and other friends gathered at our farms near Corvallis for tours and dinner at our annual Oregon Stakeholder Appreciation Event.  I just wanted to put a few of my favorite pictures from the day up to share and say thanks again for all who came.  What we are doing […]
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  • New Season at Our California Farmland

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    I’ve made two trips to our California farmland this year, the first in January and the second in April.  Weather in January was bizarre, with record warm temperatures and incredibly dry.  April was a relief, with green hills and normal spring temperatures.  The first set of pictures are from January, followed by April. Fall sown […]
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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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