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From Our Archives – Soil Saves Lives

By   /  February 20, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

Since you’re the protectors of one of our most important resources, we thought you’d appreciate this January 2014 story about soil’s contribution to medicine. In 1943, after 55 years of research and working in universities, Benjamin Duggar retired at the age of 71. ┬áHe turned down all the consulting offers that came his way, thinking […]

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Fences and Management-intensive Grazing – Why Bother?

By   /  February 13, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

This article ran in February of 2016. We thought it would be helpful as you’re considering what you’ll do this coming spring. My friend, Bob Kinford, recently posed the following question during a conversation about grazing management alternatives. Recognize most of my operating experience is in high rainfall & irrigated environments while Bob comes from […]

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How to Body Condition Score Your Beef Herd

By   /  February 6, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

This article was originally published in February of 2015. It comes to us from the University of Nebraska Lincoln’s Beef website. Thanks to Dr. Rick Rasby for his excellent explanations! Be sure to scroll down to the bottom and check out the app that UNL created to help you practice your body condition scoring and […]

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Ideas for Additions to Your Pasture Forages

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  Comments Off on Ideas for Additions to Your Pasture Forages

This article first appeared in January of 2014. We hope these ideas from Jerry Doan will inspire you to consider what might work well in your pastures. With all the cold and snow many of us have been having, wouldn’t it be nice if we could just step out of it all and take a […]

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Grazing Through January 1 – One Farmer’s Results

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  Comments Off on Grazing Through January 1 – One Farmer’s Results

In 2015, Troy Bishopp took the On Pasture Community along for a look at winter grazing. Here’s the final chapter in that series. In it, Troy describes the results of making it through January 1, covering the economics, and benefits to the soil and the animals. (You can read whole series here.) Don’t forget that […]

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