Joni and Jessica talk about how farmers are shifting towards regenerative farming techniques and working towards healthy soil, water conservative, and better tasting food.
In today’s episode Joni talks with Jessica Grad from Great Plains Regeneration. Jessica’s company has developed an ongoing education program for farmers and ranchers to incorporate regenerative agriculture techniques. Her projects also include watershed regeneration and regional marketplace development.
Jessica shared how the regenerative agriculture practices varies based on geographical location, but the ultimate outcome serves for a more healthy watershed and better tasting food. She highlights the importance and benefit by getting down to the soil health level of farming. In addition to healthier soil, Jessica highlights how farmers can improve their ROI through regenerative agriculture.
Jessica and Joni also talk about how areas that struggle with drought can also struggle with extreme flooding and how regenerative agriculture can help.
To learn more about Jessica and Great Plains Regeneration, please visit their website https://greatplainsregen.org.
Partner Organizations mentioned in the episode:
Regenerate Nebraska: http://www.regeneratenebraska.com
Regenerate Oklahoma: https://www.regenerateoklahoma.us