Spencer discusses the benefits of E.O.V. with guests Andrea Malmberg and Dallas Hall Defrees. Today we’re going to be talking about EOV. EOV is the scientifically robust monitoring protocol that captures ecosystem function in an easy to collect and transfer form. EOV looks not just at overall carbon sequestration, but aggregate stability in soil, water holding capacity infiltration rate, and then
By Spencer Smith. This article was also published in the October 2019 issue of Acres U.S.A. Georgia farmer Will Harris is known to say that, “nature abhors a monoculture.” I heard him say this on my first visit to White Oak Pastures several years ago. It stuck with me. Since that time, I have been trying to better
We hear from our latest guest, Isidora Molina, on her stay at the Jefferson Hub! Isidora and her family wanted to have a family adventure, improve their English, and experience life on a ranch, so we were so excited to have them come out and visit. We did lots of things including moving cows, building
This week, we try the new REP Provisions beefstix and pecan butter with the help of our Ranch Field Day attendees! Learn more about how this product regenerates the land (and pick up a box!) at repprovisions.com. We had the pleasure of serving attendees at our Ranch Field Day a special treat from REP Provisions!
Abbey talks with a visitor from the South Africa Hub and discusses the benefits of traveling in the Savory Global Network. My name is Abbey Smith and I am a part of the Jefferson Center as well as a Savory Global Network coordinator. I’m so excited to introduce you to my friend Michal Pretorius from
What is the Savory Land to Market Program? Producers in the Northern California and Nevada region can sign up with the Jefferson Center to be part of the Savory Land to Market program. We will work with you to implement Ecological Outcome Verification monitoring on your land. This data tells the story of how your
This article was written for the Countryside Network and published online July, 2017. Creating the right blend of forages and grasses in a pasture to finish (fatten for slaughter) grass-fed beef is not as simple as turning the cattle out to grass. It requires timing the “finishing season” for maximum flavor and health benefits. Everything the animal