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A Process For Better Grasslands and Pastures

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

Trying something new can be daunting, especially with so much information to sift through. To help, Michael Harman encourages thinking about management as a process. That way you can identify what to try, and how to succeed.

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March Medusahead Madness – Get Started NOW to Stop it in Its Tracks

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

Medusahead grass is an “Ecosystem Transformer” species. Not only does it compete for resources with other plants, but it can change ecosystem function to favor its own survival at the expense of an entire ecosystem. It thrives in areas with hot dry summers and cool wet falls and springs. Its seeds travel well on animal […]

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Here’s How to Tell When It’s time to Let the Cows Out

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

It’s the time of year when we’re all chomping at the bit to head out to green pasture.  We can see the grass coming up, we’re tired of feeding hay and our stock is tired of eating it.  We know that hitting our pastures too soon could come back to bite us later and might […]

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Here’s a Solution for the Weeds That Are About to Sprout

By   /  March 6, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  Comments Off on Here’s a Solution for the Weeds That Are About to Sprout

This article was first posted in March of 2015. It’s still a great solution today. Back in the Spring of 2010, the Agriculture Research Service (ARS) in Miles City, Montana put out a press release announcing an online calculator that could tell producers how many more cattle they could raise if they were able to […]

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Soil That Looks Like Cottage Cheese – It’s a Good Thing

By   /  February 27, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  2 Comments

Gabe Brown is known for the work he’s done improving his soils, and with it, his farm’s profitability. He quit tilling back in 1993, turning instead to no-till, cover crops, and crop rotation. Here he’ll show you what his soil looks like after 20 years of caring for his land this way. The result is […]

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