Hereford cattle“Regenerative” has been a major buzz word in agriculture in the last year, and its discussion has fueled a lot of questions about what adjusting to more regenerative practices will mean on the farm level. It’s an issue that’s been politicized by both sides of the issue, says one livestock analyst. But through the lens of two specific examples, producers can see how the two management systems apply at the farm level. Both systems have unique costs and returns that may differ from past production practices. Weed control and nutrient management are two areas where there are distinct pros and cons to both regenerative and more traditional management systems. One analyst suggests adapting to how regenerative systems influence operations will be key to sustaining operations in the long term. See more.