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What Works for Wildlife Is Also Better for Montana Rancher and Her Livestock

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  Fencing, Grazing Management, Planning, Water  /  No Comments

Janet Endecott thought she was just being nice when she agreed to improve fish habitat on her ranch. It turns out the livestock loved the change too!

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Rotational Grazing With Bison

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  Bison, Grazing Management, Livestock  /  No Comments

These bison ranchers are succeeding thanks to assistance from the NRCS. See if this kind of assistance might work for you too.

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Roaring Springs Ranch Doubles Its Herd Thanks to Holistic Management

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  Fencing, Grazing Management, Planning  /  No Comments

In the first 10 years of managing holistically, Roaring Springs Ranch was able to double their carrying capacity. Then, because of their improved grazing practices, wildlife habitat improved as well. The sage grouse population has increased by 30% and the redband trout population is up 80%. So what is ranch manager Stacy Davies doing that […]

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Special Collections – All About Grazing Charts and How to Use Them

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  Grazing Management  /  No Comments

If you look up at the menu bar, you’ll see a link called “Special Collections.” That’s where we’ve put collections of articles on topics that readers ask about over and over. Here’s one set in that collection that you can check out over this July 4th week. Enjoy! Troy’s Grazing Charts and How To Use […]

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Putting Idle Land Back to Work Through Intensively-Managed Livestock Impacts and Silvopasturing Principles

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Grazing Management, Silvopasture  /  1 Comment

Throughout most humid regions of the US, the landscape is dotted with old farm fields and pastures that today grow trees and shrubs.  In some cases, there are obvious reasons why land was left to revert back to its natural state – too wet, stony or steep. But many of these old field sites also […]

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