Integrating trees such as a pecan orchard with your grazing system adds biomass to soil, shade for livestock and potential new income for your ranch.
The soil health principles are a guide for improving the land and profitability through regenerative agriculture.
For farmers and ranchers considering a transition to regenerative agriculture, there may be no more important consideration than increasing plant diversity.
The first of the six soil health principles is “Know Your Context.” Context is different for every agricultural producer, and includes a complex mix of geographic, environmental and cultural factors. It includes the dynamics surrounding family, employees, money and quality of life, as well as your business and personal goals.
By understanding a little about the soil’s physical properties and its relationship to soil moisture, you can make better soil-management decisions.