Sustainability Archives - Farmland LP

  • Top 5 Earth Day Strategies for Agriculture

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    If Earth Day offers a moment to reflect on how we’re treating the planet, then it’s critical to use this moment to rethink our approach to agriculture. For more than twelve millennia, humanity has employed agriculture to appropriate the Earth’s productive capacity for its own growth. And boy have we been successful! So successful, in […]
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  • Farmland LP in First Impact and Sustainability Trade Mission

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    Farmland LP is honored to participate in the first-ever Impact and Sustainability Trade Mission organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Watershed Capital. Farmland LP was the first company selected for the Trade Mission, in recognition of our award-winning focus on both investment and sustainability goals. Craig Wichner, Managing Partner of Farmland LP, will be […]
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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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