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Real Life as a Prescribed Goat Grazier

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Consider This  /  No Comments

Here’s another example from a member of our On Pasture community describing some of the fun and the challenges of life working with livestock.

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I Know. It Happened to Me Too. And I’m Still Here

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  Consider This  /  3 Comments

We’ve all made plenty of mistakes. Here are some examples to show you that you’re not alone and you will survive.

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Here’s How a Farmer Goes Viral

By   /  June 12, 2017  /  Consider This  /  No Comments

From flight attendant/comedian/water polo enthusiast to losing everything because of a back injury, to learning how to read in spite of dyslexia and ADHD, studying for a PhD, buying a farm, and dancing to heal – that’s how you go viral. (And what to do when you’ve got all that attention!)

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Mirror Reduces Stress and Increases Animal Happiness.

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  ARS, Consider This  /  1 Comment

Even if you’re not raising pigs, you can get something useful from the Agricultural Research Service’s Sandra Avant showing the importance of companionship to reduce stress, even when it’s only an animal’s own reflection.

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Grizzlies of the Corn

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Grizzlies of the Corn

At first bear experts were skeptical that grizzlies had actually learned to love corn. But when they saw the damage being done to this Montana dairy’s crops, they stepped in to help.

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