Water for Any Farm
Pre-order only. Books will be released starting at the 2019 Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show. Fulfillment will begin in December.
New from bestselling author Mark Shepard!
Written as a companion to the bestseller, Restoration Agriculture, this book will help farmers capture water in areas they want to, and avoid having water flow immediately to the low point. The result? Less water expense, healthier crops and livestock, and less erosion ... just to name a few.
What you will read in this book is a distillation of over 25 years of on-the-ground experience working with and modifying the Yeomans’ Keyline Plan. From the back yard suburbs to 10,000-acre ranches and everywhere in between, from permafrost mountainsides just shy of the Arctic Circle, to equatorial boulder fields of East Africa, areas with 300 inches of rain per year to those with less than 3 inches, I have personally installed systems based on the Keyline design methodology and its modified forms.
What you will read in this book is tried and true. It is intended to give a sufficient background to any landowner so that they can optimize their water resource for higher site productivity, have greater drought resistance and just as importantly, to know deep in their heart that they have made even one little piece of earth a little more life-filled, livable and green.
#7573 • Copyright 2020 • Softcover • 240 pages
Mark Shepard will be making multiple appearances at the 2019 Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show this Dec. 9-12 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. On Dec. 9, he will be leading an intensive Eco-Ag U workshop about Water Management Strategies. Shepard will also be speaking at the regular conference, Dec. 10-12, about Restorative Farming Systems and Innovative Water Management for Any Farm. Learn more and register.