Pasture Project works to advance regenerative grazing in the Upper Midwest as a scalable, market-driven solution for building healthy soils, viable farms, and resilient communities.  We work with farmers, land managers, public agencies, and farm member-based organizations to expand use of regenerative practices that yield win-win outcomes for farmers and rural communities. Pasture Project is part of the Resilient Agriculture & Ecosystems initiative of the Wallace Center at Winrock International.

Cattle, Cover Crops, Hope

Dr. Allen Williams, 6th generation farmer, cover crop and intensive grazing expert, gives a presentation on basic principles of cover crop/livestock integration and adaptive grazing.

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COVID-19 Resources

Resources for farmers that provide information on COVID-19 response and adaptation.

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Grazing Cover Crops How-To Guide

Read Pasture Project’s new how-to guide on grazing cover crops – focused on helping farmers get started with the practice to leverage soil health and economic benefits through winter livestock grazing.

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Pasture-raised Beef Calculator

This calculator, created by the Pasture Project, is appropriate for cow-calf, stocker, finishing, or direct market enterprises and includes five year cash flow projections and a value calculator for purchase and sales decisions.

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WEBINAR: How to Treat Your Cover Crop Like a Cash Crop
Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST


In this nuts and bolts webinar, Dr. Andrea Basche will discuss strategies to boost cover crop benefits, such as ideas for maximizing biomass growth for grazing. Tune in to learn more about why treating your cover crop like your cash crop can pay dividends!

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WEBINAR: Fix Your Mix – Using Management Goals to Create Diverse Cover Crop Seed Mixes
Thursday, July 23, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST


Join Pasture Project and Keith Berns of Green Cover Seed for a webinar on cover crop seed mix design from beginning to end. The webinar will include a discussion of cover crop management goals, creating a mix that will achieve management goals, and a walk-through of Green Cover Seed’s SmartMix calculator.

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