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Managing Ryegrass Our Way

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  Grazing Management  /  No Comments

Don Ashford has a creative way of planting and managing his pastures so that he doesn’t have to feed his stock, and he keeps his costs down. Could you do something similar with your pastures?

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Insurance – Don’t Be Without It

By   /  October 23, 2017  /  Money Matters  /  2 Comments

Not long ago, On Pasture published an article entitled “Does the Lack of Affordable Health Insurance Threaten Farm and Ranch Viability?” The answer without question is YES. This is one of the decisions that must be made by all the young people who want to get into farming and ranching: “If I give up my […]

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Pulling Corn and Raising Kids

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Consider This  /  3 Comments

For a little perspective on how the world has changed, here’s what farming was like for one family about 60 years ago.

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The Grazier’s Vow

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on The Grazier’s Vow

On Oct. 3, 2016 an article I wrote entitled Stupid Is As Stupid Does was published on the On Pasture web site. This was just a simple tale of one of the many mistakes that I have made in the cow business over the years. Hopefully I have learned from these mistakes and do not […]

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The Froze Cow Incident

By   /  May 1, 2017  /  Consider This  /  2 Comments

There are people that we meet in this life who, for reasons that we are not smart enough to understand, hold a special place in the compost of our memory. They are there all the time but every so often something will happen that will bring them to the top of the pile and every […]

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