In this episode, Paicines Ranch Vineyard Director and global agriculture consultant, Kelly Mulville, shares his passion and expertise on integrating regenerative agriculture principles including sheep into vineyard systems to increase ecosystem health, biodiversity, and profitability.
Listen in to learn more about regenerative agriculture and how you can implement regenerative agriculture principles into your vineyard with or without sheep.
In this episode, you will hear:
- What is regenerative agriculture and the core principles behind it
- Why regenerative agriculture is important for vineyards
- The benefits and challenges of grazing sheep in the vineyard
- Modifying vineyard design and the Watson training system for grazing sheep
- Considerations to weigh before adding sheep to your vineyard
- Ways to add regenerative agriculture principles into your vineyard without adding livestock
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Learn more about topics discussed in today’s episode:
- Watch Fritz’s video – Watson Training System – Setup through Production
- Watch Kelly’s video – Effectively Managing Sheep in Vineyards
- Learn more about Paicines Ranch.
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Kelly Mulville is a global agricultural consultant and the Vineyard Director at Paicines Ranch in San Benito County, California. He focuses on the design and management of vineyard systems to restore and increase ecosystem health, biodiversity, and profitability, which often entails integrating livestock seasonally or throughout the year.