What Is A Feedlot? 10 Things (2021) You Must Know

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Think about the last time you were in the grocery store. When you went to pick up hamburgers or steaks, you may have noticed a “grass-fed” label on some of the meat. Did you stop and think, “What does that actually mean?” A lot of people have this moment because terms like “grass-fed,” “grain-fed,” or … Read more

What Is A Woodlot? 11 Things (2021) You Should Know

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Do you own a woodlot? If so, you own a long-term investment that requires some healthy management for productive harvesting. Woodlots aren’t self-tending, and the sooner you learn how to manage yours, the sooner you can improve your output. So in this blog, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about growing healthier trees, fostering … Read more

Waterfront Bulkhead: 11 Things (2021) You Need To Know

Are you the proud new owner of a waterfront property? If so, congratulations! That’s a lifelong dream for many landowners, so take time to celebrate that achievement. However, even the most desired waterfront properties are at risk for things like natural erosion and rising tides. To protect your property, you’ll want to consider investing in … Read more

What Causes Desertification? 8 Things (2021) You Must Know

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The UN has been fighting desertification since 1994. It estimates that more than 24 billion tons of fertile soil disappear every year. Desertification is the process of land degradation in arid, semi-arid, and dry sub-humid areas. The current climate crisis has caused these factors to multiply, and desertification is now recognized as one of the … Read more

Atterberg Limits Test: 10 Things (2021) You Must Know

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In 1911, Swedish chemist and agricultural scientist Albert Atterberg discovered a way to distinguish between different types of finely-grained soil using the Atterberg Limits Test. He found that plasticity is a unique property of cohesive soils such as clay and silt. As a result, Atterberg suggested classifying these soils with a particle size of 2µm … Read more