Each year we graze sheep through the vineyard pictured below, and they provide the property with a multitude of benefits: they increase soil carbon, microbial life, water holding capacity, and fertility levels. They also suppress invasive weeds, reduce mechanical activities in the vineyard, and even help with pruning and suckering.
- Increases soil carbon, microbial life, water holding capacity, and fertility levels
- Suppresses invasive weeds
- Reduces mechanical activities
- Helps with pruning and suckering
We think that this is a great example of how leveraging biodiversity and natural processes are important components of managing farmland. Learn more about AgIS Capital’s Sustainability efforts on our Responsibility page.