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Right Sizing Your Operation

By   /  May 4, 2015  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  Comments Off on Right Sizing Your Operation

Farming or ranching is not a one size fits all job. Here are some thoughts about making sure you are right sizing your managmeent to fit your resources.

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Pastoral Icon or Wooly Menace? Are Sheep Destroying the Planet?

By   /  June 9, 2014  /  Consider This, Livestock, Sheep  /  Comments Off on Pastoral Icon or Wooly Menace? Are Sheep Destroying the Planet?

In a recent Opinion piece in the New YorkTimes (Pastoral Icon or Wooly Menace), author Richard Conniff describes British environmentalist George Monbiot’s problem with sheep.  According to Monbiot, because of overgrazing by sheep, the deforested uplands, including a national park, looked “like the aftermath of a nuclear winter.”  Monbiot’s self-described “unhealthy obsession with sheep” has […]

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It’s OK to Trample!

By   /  July 22, 2013  /  Grazing Management  /  2 Comments

“Graziers need to get beyond the paralyzing paradigm of wasting grass if we want to be truly sustainable.” Those are the words of Ian Mitchell-Innes, a South African farmer, philosopher, punster, and no-nonsense, world renowned educator of grazing farmers, and wanna-be graziers all over the planet. On this particular day he was speaking at a […]

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