Rapid Build Soil Carbon
Rapid gain in soil carbon have be shown to occur when the fungal:bacteria ratios shift in favour of fungi.
This can be achieved when a diversity of plants feed a diverse array of soil microbes. Grazing cattle in this system adds another layer of diversity and can speed up the process.
We are trying to figure out a cost effective way to establish these diverse mixes and how to capitalize on the soil improvements and potential increased gains on livestock.
Challenges have been trying to figure out how to do this in a no till system and keeping the weeds at bay with minimal chemical control.