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A Surprising Reason We Don’t Farm As Sustainably As We Could

I recently posted a description of a highly sustainable form of row crop farming that combines high productivity with low environmental impact.  This is not just a theoretical vision but something which is actually being practiced on a significant commercial scale (e.g. non-tillage, cover cropping, controlled wheel traffic, variable rate fertilization…).  It is difficult to […]

March 22nd

“Monoculture” May Not Mean What You Think It Means

In one of my favorite movies, The Princess Bride, the character Inigo Montoya challenges Vizzini about his use of the word inconceivable:  “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”  I feel the same way about the term “monoculture.” I’ve been noticing the increasingly frequent use of the term […]

March 10th