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Rhizobia = Free Nitrogen!

By   /  September 28, 2015  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  Comments Off on Rhizobia = Free Nitrogen!

We like free things, and while this isn’t exactly free since you’ll have to add the legumes, it’s a good way to add some forage and some fertility to your pastures.

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When Planning for the Summer Slump, Consider Pearl Millet

By   /  July 6, 2015  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  1 Comment

While it’s too late for this grazing season, you might want to start thinking about this forage for your summer slump next year.

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Baby It’s Cold Outside! Watch Out For Livestock

By   /  January 12, 2015  /  Livestock  /  Comments Off on Baby It’s Cold Outside! Watch Out For Livestock

Livestock animals can bear cold weather. But even if we want to extend the grazing season, keeping our animals outside as much as possible, there are some kinds of cold weather that we must pay very careful attention to.  When it comes to protecting our animals’ health and ensuring their productivity it is important to know a few […]

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Grazing Sequentially vs. Pasture Skipping

By   /  December 15, 2014  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  Comments Off on Grazing Sequentially vs. Pasture Skipping

You can make better use of your forage by grazing it when it’s ready instead of going from pasture to pasture in a line.

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Life and Soil Minerals

By   /  November 3, 2014  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  Comments Off on Life and Soil Minerals

Since the beginning of agriculture, successful farming has meant the extraction of minerals from soil as plants grow. A relatively small world population and a vast agricultural frontier made this seem a problem of minor consideration and until relatively recently, Planet Earth seemed infinite! However, today many health professionals agree that even human health relates to […]

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