Regenerative Poultry

The Regenerative Agriculture Alliance is a non-profit focused on “scaling up a systems-level regenerative poultry solution that restores ecological balance, produces nourishing food, and puts money back into the hands of farmers and food chain workers”. They offer a range of training opportunities and resources on creating productive regenerative poultry systems. Check out what...

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Midwest Cover Crop Training Modules

These 11 training modules on cover crop selection, management, economics, and related topics are a resource for farm advisors and educators.  Each module consists of a PowerPoint slide set with accompanying instructor notes for each slide.  They were created as part of a project supported by the Walton Family Foundation.  The modules have been...

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Managing Warm-Season Grass Pastures

Native warm-season grasses have multiple benefits to soil health and for cattle production. This Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) resource provides guidance for planting legumes with native grass, haying, maintenance burning, and rotational grazing.

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2021 Conference videos – Missouri State Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health

Watch video recordings of this virtual conference, held December 14th and 15th, 2021. Sessions include: Welcome and opening remarks with Scott Edwards, MO NRCS State Conservationist Farmer Panel 1: Farmer experiences with cover crops in Missouri –with Dr. Rob Myers and producers Johnny Hunter, Kate Lambert, Liz Graznak and Cecil Harness Boosting soil health...

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Using Cover Crops to Improve Water Quality

This resource discusses how cover crops can can improve water quality by reducing erosion, runoff, and leaching by improving soil health.

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Examples of regenerative agriculture

The exact mix of regenerative approaches appropriate to a farm varies depending on what is being produced and the goals of the farmer and landowner. Soil and climate conditions can also impact what farming practices make sense. For farmers growing commodity crops or annual fruits and vegetables, some common regenerative approaches can include: Cover...

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Catalyzing more regenerative agriculture

The food, clothing, and beverage choices made by consumers all have an impact on the future direction of agriculture, in part by shaping demand that guides industry investments. Most of the major food and agriculture companies in the U.S. are putting a greater emphasis on sustainable and regenerative approaches, and some of the clothing...

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Introduction to regenerative agriculture concepts

Besides the information offered on this website, there are many places to get more information on regenerative agriculture. For someone just getting familiar with this topic or some of the most common approaches of regenerative agriculture, certain videos or articles may be helpful. We particularly recommend: Living Soil – A one-hour documentary film on...

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Private sector support

An increasing number of food and agriculture companies are now providing payments to farmers to implement selected regenerative practices such as cover crops, no-till or new grazing systems. Generally, these programs are targeted to specific geographic areas, such as a single state or region. Some of the companies that have recently offered financial programs...

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Improving land value

You can get assistance with designing conservation approaches and other regenerative practices on your farm through the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), university extension, relevant state conservation agencies, and in some cases private not-for-profit conservation organizations. It helps to develop an overall plan for your farm and implement new practices in a stepwise...

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