The Principles of Organic Agriculture

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No-till Farming with Corn and Cover Crops in Southeastern MN

We started cover crops in 2013, the year of the prevent plant. We learned a lot of the new terminology and some of the species. And you just continue to add species to it, whether it be kale, or whether it be winter peas or whether it be some sun hemp, oats, radishes, turnips, triticale, […]

Andrew Reichman – Local Egg Farming Impact

We try to be good neighbors to everybody. We’re probably buying eighty-five percent of our corn needs from local farmers, and when I say local, within a fifty, sixty mile radius. We have accounts at all the hardware stores, where you go through all the auto part companies, we provide employment for seven days a […]

In the Field: Livestock in Regenerative Agriculture

So Kent, should we really be eating meat? Jerry, that’s a big question. A lot of people are talking about that these days. Well I’m sure hearing a lot about it. I think it’s more the “how” than the “what.” Unfortunately, I think we tend to focus on the “what” because it’s easy to get […]

They QUIT Their JOBS to START FARMING

(mellow music) – Hi, I’m Catherine and this is Tanner and we are 1915 Farm and we’re gonna do some morning chores. (upbeat music) First stop is the chickens. We’re gonna get them all fed and we’re gonna move their tractor forward so they get fresh pasture. (upbeat music) So, at 1915 Farm we raise […]

Sustainable Farming – TechKnow

>>AT FIRST GLANCE THIS MIGHT LOOK LIKE YOUR TYPICAL DAIRY FARM IN THE HEART OF AMERICA.>>WE PROBABLY HAVE 32,000 ACRES THAT WE OWN. WE MILK ON 11 SITES, WE HAVE 11 PARLORS AND WE’RE MILKING ABOUT 36,000 COWS.>>WHAT MAKES THIS FARM UNIQUE ISN’T WHAT YOU SEE, IT’S WHAT SMELL.>>THESE COWS ARE FULL OF IT AND […]

Nowt but a fleeting thing: a young farmer’s fight for survival

We’ll get a crack on and get them tied up and then we’ll get a cup of tea, yeah? Yeah. I’m nowhere near as hard a man as Dad is. I’ve got nowhere near his work ethic. When it’s as intense as running a dairy, an old-fashioned dairy, it’s too much, it’s too much for […]

Tour an AQUAPONICS FARM in Texas 🐟 + 🌿= 🤠 Sustainable Harvesters

(upbeat music) – We’re Sustainable Harvesters. What you’re standing in is about 12,000 square feet of controlled environment greenhouse space. In this space we can grow up to 7,000 heads of lettuce in every week utilizing growing techniques called Aquaponics and this awesome controlled environment greenhouse to protect us from the heat in the Houston […]

From City Life to Cattle Farming | Farmer Stories

I’m Jane Sale from Yougawalla Station. I live here with my husband and two young children. We part own and manage Yougawalla and Bulka Station here in the Kimberley. It’s probably one of the most isolated stations in the north west of Australia. We have a wonderful life out here running our cattle. I came […]

Rediscovering small scale farming in Switzerland (One week on a bike to visit 6 sustainable farms)

Last week was the European sustainable development week and I got invited by the fairtraveller to join them on a Fair crawl by bike across Switzerland for one week. You don’t know what a fair crawl is? It’s like a pub crawl but with fair spots and during a week We visited six farms in […]