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Prepping Livestock for Winter Feed

By   /  October 12, 2015  /  Livestock  /  Comments Off on Prepping Livestock for Winter Feed

Help your livestock maintain health and productivity by thinking about their rumen microbes and what they need when they change to new feed sources.

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Graze Or DIE

By   /  June 22, 2015  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Graze Or DIE

Over a year ago, a friend of mine who is interested in health and nutrition gave me an article entitled “Change or die”. Originally published in the May 2005 issue of Fast Company magazine, it was authored by Alan Deutschman, who has since written a book with the same title. The article was focused on […]

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Five Minutes to a Better Understanding of Soil

By   /  June 16, 2014  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  Comments Off on Five Minutes to a Better Understanding of Soil

We all know soil is important, but understanding it can take a lifetime. Here’s five minutes of video that will get you a good ways down the road.

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Transitioning Dairy Cows From Pasture to Winter Feed

By   /  September 23, 2013  /  Dairy Cattle, Livestock  /  Comments Off on Transitioning Dairy Cows From Pasture to Winter Feed

One of the many challenges you probably face with grazing is how to help the cows adjust to a new feed source in the fall.  Changing from high-quality pasture to lower-quality stored forages is much like changing silos.  If the change is made too quickly, milk production drops until the cows and the rumen microbes […]

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