The REACH program goal is to create a network of cooperative farms in Mississippi with variable agricultural practices to illustrate the success of conservation practice implementation on landscape stewardship while encouraging profitable and sustainable systems.
Reach Farmer Durwood Gordon advocating land sustainability
REACH Farmer Keith Morton averages 80 bushels per acre.
Animation of an agricultural field before best management practices are implemented
Sage Farms explains the advantages of the REACH program.
Existing land layout of the Ducrest farm
Sage Farms explains the benefits of installing a a solar water pump for their cattle.
Farmer: Durwood Gordon
Location: Panola County, MS
REACH is going to give us that avenue to make our land sustainable - we want it to last forever. We're just going to be on earth a short time, but our land is going to be here forever!