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Posts tagged: Chesterfield

Tenth-Generation South Carolina Farm Family Raise Organic Livestock

Paxton Pegues and his sixteen-year old daughter, Rachel, lay out temporary fencing to facilitate their rotational grazing plan. This plan allows vegetation in previously grazed pastures to regenerate, encourages an even distribution of grazing throughout the field and allows rest periods in between rotations to  improve the health of the grass.

Paxton Pegues and his sixteen-year old daughter, Rachel, lay out temporary fencing to facilitate their rotational grazing plan. This plan allows vegetation in previously grazed pastures to regenerate, encourages an even distribution of grazing throughout the field and allows rest periods in between rotations to improve the health of the grass.

On a spring day in Chesterfield, South Carolina, a family works in unison to manage cattle, sheep and goats. This is a daily routine and a way of life for Paxton Pegues, his wife Olivia, and their four children Rachel, Marcellus, Spencer, and Lanier. Read more »