Drought in America: US Cattle Herd at Lowest since 1951

I’ve seen numerous headlines over the past few weeks warning that the U.S. cattleherd is at historic lows.  Most blame drought for the decline, but looking behind the numbers a bit I realized that drought isn’t the full story, though … Continue reading

Holistic Planned Grazing Improves Soil Moisture

Article: Effect of grazing on soil-water content in semiarid rangelands of southeast Idaho Authors: Weber, K.T. Gokhale, B.S. Published: Journal of Arid Environments 75 (2011) 464-470 This article is a first for the Holistic Management community in a number of … Continue reading

My Life Without Water (Part II)

<img class="alignleft" style="border: 1px solid black;" src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3160/2403803040_156f7f2af4_m.jpg" alt="Water, as we all know, is critical to almost all forms of life. Previously, I noted what my life was like in rural Bolivia, where there was no potable water system, and the … Continue reading