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Managing for Conservation, Efficiency, and Family

Lucinda Stuenkel’s, labor-saving innovations, including building a calving barn, relocating winter feeding sites, and installing a video surveillance system, have saved time and energy and positively impacted water quality. The grass-fed beef operation benefits from the integration of no-till with cover crops, which enables the family to graze approximately 60-65 cow/calf pairs year-round on the Stuenkel farmstead near Palmer, KS.

Prioritizing family time, conservation, and efficiency, the Stuenkel farm saves water, improves water quality, saves energy, and leaves plenty of time to enjoy both the family and the farm.  Lucinda says,

"If you take care of the soil and water, it will take care of you."

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Lucinda Stuenkel

Managing for Conservation, Efficiency, and Family

December 2014

Darin and Nancy Williams

No-till + Cover Crops = Immediate Impacts

November 2014

Shannon Creek Cattle and Quarter Horses

Sustainable, Profitable, and Holistic Management

October 2014