Case Studies


As part of its on-going partnership with the non-profit Soil Health Academy, Understanding Ag developed a series of new and updated regenerative agriculture case studies that are featured on SHA’s website. In these detailed case studies, you’ll learn more about the positive impacts of regenerative ag practices on the featured farms’ food, animals, profits and futures.

Montana Highland Lamb Case Study

Montana Highland Lamb Whitehall, MT Introduction Dave and Jenny Scott Dave and Jenny Scott have been on their Montana Highland Ranch since 1982. The farm is located between Bozeman and Butte, MT just off of I-90. The farm consists of 32 irrigated acres in Whitehall, Montana (elevation 4,200 feet). The first 20 years on the […]

Brandt Farms Case Study

Brandt Farms, Carroll, Ohio Introduction David Brandt at home on the farm. David and Kendra Brandt purchased his grandmother’s farm in 1971 after being honorably discharged from the Marine Corps and serving in Vietnam. It was his grandmother’s grandfather’s farm before that. The farm is located in Fairfield County, Ohio near the town of Carroll, […]

Las Damas Ranch Case Study

Las Damas Ranch, Aldama County, Chihuahua, Mexico Introduction The Las Damas Ranch in Aldama County, Chihuahua, Mexico is owned and operated by Alejandro Carrillo. The ranch is located in the middle of the Chihuahuan Desert, about 250 miles due south of El Paso, TX. The ranch was purchased by Alejandro’s father in 1985 and consists […]

Dark Branch Farms Case Study

Kenansville, NC Adam and Brandy Grady represent the 10th generation to live on the land that comprises Dark Branch Farms near Kenansville, NC.  Located in the eastern coastal plains of North Carolina in Duplin County, the farm has been in the family since the late 1700’s. No one in the present generations remembers the exact […]
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