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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  /  1 Comment

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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Roaring Springs Ranch Doubles Its Herd Thanks to Holistic Management

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  Fencing, Grazing Management, Planning  /  Comments Off on Roaring Springs Ranch Doubles Its Herd Thanks to Holistic Management

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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Holistic Management to the Rescue

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  Comments Off on Holistic Management to the Rescue

Over the past four years On Pasture has shared articles about farmers and ranchers who have used Holistic Management as a tool to go from debt to profit, from mediocre animal performance to something much better, and from pastures and range that were in poor condition, to a landscape that is functioning and that works […]

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Timely Tips for Managing What’s Happening in Pastures Now

By   /  June 12, 2017  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  1 Comment

This is great info for those folks on irrigated pasture or those in areas of decent precipitation. For those of you working in the arid west and parts of Texas, see if this gives you ideas for how to manage your drier forages.

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Beginning Farmers’ Success with Managed, Multi-Species Grazing, Cover Crops and More

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  Fencing, Grazing Management, Planning  /  2 Comments

Shane and Jessica Blair are new Minnesota farmers getting started with the help of a team from the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Here’s how it worked for them. See if there are resources here that might be useful to you, no matter where you are in your farming/ranching career.

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