Oregon Producers Embrace Conservation

Pete Wahl and his siblings started out as ranchers. Today, they run a salad bar. It started when they sold the tractor two years ago. With it went the tillage equipment and the seed drill. You can’t very well farm without those. At least that’s what they thought.

Pete and the rest of the Wahl family have embraced a soil-centric idea. Sheep don’t need more acres to graze, they need more and better food on the acres they’ve got. The realization has led to major changes on the operation.

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Source: National Resource Conservation Service