Sage Farms is a model farm for NCRS programs. The agency has worked with the farm on hayland plantation, pest management and cross-fencing.
- Farmer: Sarah Harvil and Genette Hunt
- Location: Franklin County, MS
Best Management Practices
- Water Control Structures (Code 587)
These include pipes, slotted risers, and low-grade weirs.
- Stream Crossing (Code 578)
A stabilized area or structure constructed across a stream to provide a travel way for people, livestock, equipment, or vehicles.
- Cover Crops (Code 340)
Cover crops are applied to fields for seasonal cover to avoid sediment loss, and reduce erosion.
- Rotational Grazing
A process whereby livestock are strategically moved to fresh paddocks, or partitioned pasture areas, to allow vegetation in previously grazed pastures to regenerate.
Commodities of Sage Farms