“The traditional drought reserve might seem like a good idea, but Ian Mitchell-Innes of South Africa uses a different technique to build a drought reserve that is far superior to the traditional way of stockpiling grass. Mitchell-Innes learned this from holistic management planned grazing, and I learned this technique during my internship on his ranch. The most exciting feature of building a drought reserve in this manner is the fact that your entire farm/ranch is the drought reserve…”
In this article from Eco Farming Daily, Chris Stelzer explains how this interesting idea works.
NOTE: ECO FARMING DAILY is full of interesting information. It’s well worth subscribing to their newsletter.