As students from around the country fill their backpacks with pens and paper, some rural Mississippi students are sure to toss in a pair of work gloves for the school year. Since 2019, the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) and…
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By Robyn Metzger, Armed to Farm Coordinator
The National Center for Appropriate Technology has launched a new website for its farmer veteran training program, Armed to Farm. The site, ARMEDTOFARM.ORG, features program news, promotes upcoming…
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By Steve Thompson, NCAT Executive Director
Dave Atkins, a forest landowner in Montana’s Blackfoot Valley, peers through the smoke-filled gloom of another hot and dry August, and he sees hope on the horizon. He’s part of a collaborative…
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By Nina Prater, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist
Getting nutrients right in farming is a balancing act. When planning to apply fertilizers and soil amendments, farmers must consider their soil type, climate, the time of year, the…
Montana joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week August 1-7, 2021. The National Center for Appropriate Technology and the Montana Farmers Market Network encourages everyone to celebrate the “Bounty of the…
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Adaptive high stock-density grazing. Photo: Pasture Project
By Lee Rinehart, Sustainable Agriculture Specialist, NCAT Northeast
Back in the late 1990s, I was a new county Extension agent in Texas. I met a Brangus rancher who became…
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Adaptive grazing is a regenerative livestock production system that uses multiple paddocks, frequent moving of livestock with short grazing intervals, and long rest periods to provide full pasture plant recovery. It is a proven method of increasing…
/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/NCATlogo-RGB2-350x105.png00Emilie Ritter Saunders/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/NCATlogo-RGB2-350x105.pngEmilie Ritter Saunders2021-07-26 11:55:142021-12-30 11:59:03Soil Health and Adaptive Grazing with Dr. Allen Williams
Fremontodendron; a species that explodes with beautiful yellow flowers in the Spring.
NCAT’s Western office has completed the first year of its hedgerow planting project. NCAT secured funding to provide hedgerow plants and technical…
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Building on a successful peer-to-peer network of Texas ranchers who are implementing innovative grazing techniques to improve soil health and increase profitability, the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is scaling up its Soil…
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