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Lani Estill has built a good life and strong business around fine-wool sheep on the California-Nevada border. Far from a one-woman enterprise, running 3,000 Rambouillet sheep across a half-million acres of public and private lands involves Lani’s family and contract herders.
Lani Estill and Linda Poole...

This episode of Voices from the Field continues ATTRA’s podcast series on women shepherds, “She’s Raising Sheep.” Becky Weed talks with NCAT Regenerative Grazing Specialist Linda Poole about the role of sheep in “farming as if nature matters.” Becky and her husband Dave Tyler run 80 crossbred long-wool ewes in Montana’s Gallatin Valley, at 13 Mile Lamb and Wool Company.
Linda Poole and Becky Weed...

Farmers, ranchers, and researchers have come to understand that the functionality of ecosystems on farms is largely dependent on plant and animal biodiversity. Functional ecological processes and services are facilitated by biology, necessitating maintenance of biological integrity and diversity in agroecosystems.
By Lee Rinehart, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist ...

Related ATTRA resource: Regenerative Grazing A feature in Texas Monthly showcases ranchers Meredith Ellis, at G Bar C Ranch, and Travis Krause of Parker Creek Ranch, who discuss what regenerative agriculture means for them and their ranch operations. Both ranchers explain some of the economic considerations of a regenerative approach to agriculture, as well as the environmental benefits, based on their own experiences....

Terranova Ranch is dedicated to producing more than 25 premium quality crops as effectively, productively, and sustainably as possible in the central San Joaquin Valley of California. Toward that end, they have implemented a wide variety of conservation and regenerative agriculture practices, including sustainable irrigation practices and conservation hedgerows. In this video, Don Cameron, General Manager and Vice President of Terranova Ranch, discusses conservation hedgerows, including their benefits and challenges, along with do's and don'ts for hedgerow design and installation. Since planting these hedgerows just two years ago, Don has seen a wide variety of positive changes at the ranch, including...

I had been looking forward to a visit to the Burroughs Family Farms with university extension and beginning farmers alike, to learn from this multigenerational farm family about how they integrate raising pastured laying hens with their certified organic farm enterprises. With a decade of experience with poultry, they are refining their practices by moving coops through their pastures and orchards to build soil health and fertility while producing nutrient-dense eggs. Every season brings new learning opportunities.
By Ann Baier, Sustainable Agriculture Specialist...

Burroughs Family Farm Videos Playlist Burroughs Family Farm raises pastured poultry together with other enterprises on their multigenerational, diversified, organic regenerative farm in Merced County, California. Rose Marie “Rosie” Burroughs interviews three generations of family members about daily care of laying hens, organic certification, livestock guardian dogs, fencing, integration of poultry with other enterprises, and mobile henhouse construction. Playlist Videos: Introducing Burroughs Family Farms, an Organic, Regenerative Multi-Generational Farm Burroughs Family Farms: Daily Care of Pastured Poultry Burroughs Family Farms: Organic Certification of Laying Hens Burroughs Family Farms: Livestock Guardian Dogs for Poultry and Sheep Burroughs Family Farms: Fencing for Poultry, Sheep, and Cattle Burroughs Family Farms:...