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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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Is Where to Cut Costs the Right Question?

By   /  April 24, 2017  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Is Where to Cut Costs the Right Question?

Enhance Your Grazing Knowledge: This was the title of a grazing conference that I had the opportunity to be a part of on Mar. 16 and 17. This conference was sponsored by the Arkansas Grazing Lands Coalition and due to the demand was held in two locations. Thursday the 16th we were at Arkansas Tech […]

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Avoiding “Too Much Stuff”

By   /  March 6, 2017  /  Money Matters  /  1 Comment

With a little musical accompaniment from Delbert McClinton, Don reminds us how to avoid too much stuff.

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How I Adapted My Grazing When the Weather Made Things Tough

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Fencing, Grazing Management, Planning  /  1 Comment

When the weather gave Don and Betty Ashford lemons, they worked with what they had to extend a tough grazing season anyway, which is a lot better than lemonade! Don shares this story as an example of how you can do things differently, and hopes that you’ll share your stories too!

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