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Precautions for Potential Mob Graziers

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  2 Comments

This Classic comes to us from our April 18, 2016 edition. Allan Savory states in his book “Holistic Management” that stock density is the most under-utilized tool in grazing management implying that most graziers have yet to experience the full range of benefits possible from this tool. There are reasons for this; primarily, they have […]

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Which Weeds Are Good For Your Livestock?

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

It turns out many weeds are nutritionally as good as alfalfa. Here’s what good stuff you may have in your pasture and how to use it.

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A Process For Better Grasslands and Pastures

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

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  /  Comments Off on March Medusahead Madness – Get Started NOW to Stop it in Its Tracks

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  /  Comments Off on Here’s How to Tell When It’s time to Let the Cows Out

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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