Tag: Whole-Farm Approach

What is Permaculture?

What is Permaculture?

Just the basics on this comprehensive approach to sustainable living.

What is Integrated Pest Management?

What is Integrated Pest Management?

Integrated pest management (IPM) is a difficult concept to define because of its complexity. The idea is to use multiple tactics, both proactive and reactive, to keep crop damage below […]

What is Sustainable Agriculture?

What is Sustainable Agriculture?

Environment, community, family—all are pieces of the sustainability puzzle.

What is Management-Intensive Grazing?

What is Management-Intensive Grazing?

Management-intensive grazing (MiG) is difficult to define because of its flexibility. Simply put, MiG is a systems approach to keeping grazing animals of all kinds. It starts with goals (environmental, […]

Knowledge-Based Farming

Knowledge-Based Farming

Have you ever thought about all of the different skill areas and branches of knowledge that are related to agriculture? Biology is an obvious one, but dig a little deeper. […]

Building a Sustainable Business

Free eBook: Building a Sustainable Business

Are you considering making the jump and turning that farming hobby of yours into a real business?  Do you already have a farm business and are considering expansion, new options […]

Looking at the Bigger Picture

Looking at the Bigger Picture

In nature, everything is part of everything else.  Cycles and systems are all inextricably linked together to form a whole environment.  Microscopic organisms are just as important in their place […]