Note: This post was written by a real person–me. All photos by me unless otherwise noted. March Fifth, Calving Season Begins Tagging Calves To promote good health and improve herd management, we catch each newborn calf before it is 24 hours old and put a tag that matches the mother’s tag in the calf’s ear. […]
Identify and Deter the House Sparrow From Nesting Boxes
Farmland Conservation is Critical for the Shenandoah Valley
Conservation Vouchers, Making Farming Safer and More Efficient
Hope and Healing: Reflections and Pictures 2022
Protecting the Farm Forever–Chapter Three, Recording the Easement, Costs and Benefits
Bobby writes about life on his farm, implementing riparian buffers, and the factors that led to the defeat of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
Bobby Whitescarver and Jeanne Hoffman are using WaterWatch to document the effectiveness of BMPs on their Whiskey Creek and Meadow View Farms to reduce nutrient, sediment, and bacteria loads into Whiskey Creek and Middle River. Water Watch, created by The Downstream Project, is designed around two cloud-based applications developed by The Commons (formerly Chesapeake Commons): Water Reporter, a social network that shares images, observations, and monitoring data to fuel social media campaigns for improving water quality; and Field Doc, which measures stream restoration impacts of management practices at the project and parcel level. View FieldDoc and WaterReporter…