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Gary Zimmer on Transitioning to Organic, Biological Farming

Gary Zimmer on his organic farm in Wisconsin. By Gary F. Zimmer Deciding to transition your farm to organic is a big undertaking. There’s a large learning curve to becoming a successful organic farmer, and transition can be a challenging and expensive endeavor. But it’s also a huge opportunity. Rather than trying to grow a row crop during the 36-month ...
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The Albrecht Hypothesis: Investigating the Connection between Soil and Health

William A. Albrecht. By Anneliese Abbott Is there a connection between soil fertility and human health? In the 1940s, this was one of the hottest topics in the soil conservation ...
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Dual-Purpose Dairy Farms Diversify with Beef Genetics

Wagon Creek Creamery is a 50-head seasonal dairy near Helena, Oklahoma; the cows are milked once a day during the growing season, and the milk is made into yogurt, butter ...
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Tractor Time Episode 61: Indigenous Systems of Agriculture (w/ Kelsey Ducheneaux-Scott)

On this episode we welcome fourth generation South Dakota rancher Kelsey Ducheneaux-Scott. Kelsey is the director of programs for the Intertribal Agriculture Council, which seeks to build and restore indigenous ...
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Is Organic Healthier? Settling a Long-time Agricultural Debate Over Nutrition

Sir Albert Howard was the father of the modern organic farming movement in the West. BY ANNELIESE ABBOTT Is organic food healthier than conventional food? Aside from the debate over ...
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Interview: Famed Cookbook Author Mark Bittman Looks at the Past, Present and Future of Farming

Interview by Ben Trollinger For 30-plus years, Mark Bittman has been, hands-down, the most influential food writer in America. He worked as a star food columnist at the New York ...
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Planning Is Easy, But Getting Farm Equipment to Cooperate Is Another Story

Welcome to Book of the Week – offering you a glimpse between the pages!  Get the Book of the Week email newsletter delivered directly to your in box! This week's Book of the Week ...
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THE USE OF PEER-REVIEWED SCIENTIFIC STUDIES PUBLISHED IN CREDIBLE JOURNALS

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Conscious Eating: What Our bodies Are Trying to Tell Us

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Around the Barnyard

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The Solution is a Metabolic Approach

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