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Young Animals Experienced With Poor Quality Forage Will Do Better Throughout Life

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

This was originally published in May of 2015. Spring is always a good time to remember this. Many livestock, particularly those making a living on rangelands, encounter poor-quality forages at some point in the grazing season or during the winter, (less than 7% crude protein and 50% TDN). But that doesn’t have to be a problem. We’ve […]

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How to Identify Your Pasture Grasses

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  6 Comments

Here are links to handouts, online booklets, and websites that can help you figure out what you’ve got in your pasture so you can get a leg up on managing your forage successfully.

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Shade That Moves Where You Need It

By   /  May 8, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

Shade can solve a lot of problems. It can improve livestock grazing and production. Cattle without shade gain less weight and produce less milk than their cool counterparts. Fertility rates drop too. Shade also impacts productivity by changing where animals deposit manure, and how much of your pasture gets grazed. But getting shade where you […]

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What Are Your Soils Capable Of?

By   /  May 1, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  Comments Off on What Are Your Soils Capable Of?

Not all soils are created equal. You can improve your soils to a degree, but it’s always a good idea to set your expectations based on your soil’s capabilities. That way you’re working with what you’ve got and not throwing good money after bad. So do yourself a favor and check out the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s web soil survey site.

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How the Sand Ranch Became Profitable (And How You Can Do It Too!)

By   /  April 24, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  Comments Off on How the Sand Ranch Became Profitable (And How You Can Do It Too!)

This is the first in a series that ran through May of 2016. It takes us through the changes that Cody and Deanna Sand made to their operation that mad their ranch profitable and their lives more fun. Cody and Deanna shared their story at NatGLC’s 2015 grazing conference. Enjoy! The year that they sold […]

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