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Anthropocene

I’ve been pondering the Anthropocene since my geology college days. Having seen the geological evidence of how other ages mass have dramatically changed, I wondered how we will fare. In¬†Anthropocene, on the TED Radio Hour, noted thinkers do a little pondering of their own. It’s entertaining and worth a listen if the Anthropocene has crossed […]

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Mob Grazing

Three years ago, I shared Allan Savory’s Ted talk about Sustainable Grazing. It was a novel idea. But not anymore. Allan Savory’s observations are the basis for mob grazing. And is being promoted by agriculture researchers, extension agencies and state governments. It’s proven to increase the production, health and well-being for the cattle industry. And […]

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Sustainable Grasslands

Historical records indicate that the western plains were filled with large herds. Buffalo, elk, deer and the attending predators were abundant. Looking at the same land today, it’s hard to image how so many animals could live in such an impoverished environment? How could so much environmental change occur in little more than a 100 […]

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Natural is THE Solution

In the 70’s, organic transformed my gardening. In the 90’s, natural transformed my beekeeping. Today our planet is overflowing with people whose consumption of energy, food, water and fiber have mangled almost every natural process. Every intelligent person knows were headed in the wrong direction. And some drastic change is needed now. But what kind […]

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