• Winter feeding is one of the biggest expenses for most livestock operations. In this episode of Voices from the Field, NCAT Agriculture Specialist Lee Rinehart and NCAT Regenerative Grazing Specialist Justin Morris discuss strategies graziers can use to plan for winter stockpile during the summer grazing season.
    Lee Rinehart and Justin Morris

  • By Ann Baier, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist I recently had the opportunity to talk with Edgar Mendoza Samaniego of Sol Seeker Farm, in the Spanish-language podcast Producción Avícola de Pastoreo, about the business of raising poultry on pasture. Our conversation addresses some of the many questions that all new farmers need to ask: How can this poultry enterprise be economically viable? What are the steps to establish layer and/or meat bird enterprises? What are the key start-up costs and investments for each type of enterprise? How can I maintain cash flow for my farm and family? What are the phases...

  • We have saved the date! This August 7-9, 2022, National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) specialists will be presenting at the 2022 Southern Family Farmers and Food System Conference. They will be covering topics ranging from soil health and carbon planning to livestock and horticulture. Additionally, they will be available to answer any questions about key projects at NCAT projects.
    Luz Ballesteros Gonzalez

  • Welcome back to a conversation between NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialists Felicia Bell and Justin Duncan about traditional and indigenous farming techniques, both in their own families and in cultures around the world.
    Felicia Bell and Justin Duncan

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