Brush encroachment is a common problem for land managers, and it’s often a struggle to know how best to respond to the unwanted trees, vines and shrubs invading your land. On the other hand, there are times when a manager may want to increase brush or a particular brush species in certain areas.
Grazing animals have always been an essential driver of natural processes on Great Plains landscapes. Your grazing program determines whether your livestock contribute positively to your ranch ecosystem, or harm it.
Managing plant succession and reversing woody encroachment gives us more acres to graze.
Plant succession is an ecological process of change in a plant community that occurs over time in response to management.
One Oklahoma ranch family has been marketing their regeneratively raised beef for more than a decade. Here’s what they’ve learned.
Brett Peshek describes the dramatic improvements he’s seen in just five years of increasing biodiversity and adding enterprises. He’s a man with a vision.
Adding additional species to your ranch’s managed grazing can help use previously ungrazeable acreage and diversify your ranch’s income. Here’s how to do it.
One year after the first 39 head arrived, our flock is growing — and so is its positive impact.
One way to begin to look at livestock production from a regenerative viewpoint, is to consider your cattle as inputs.
Noble Research Institute recently hired Steve Swaffar as an agricultural consultant. In this role, Swaffar will help farmers and ranchers learn about and apply regenerative grazing principles on their operations.