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Bale Grazing for Improving Pasture and Rangeland

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  Comments Off on Bale Grazing for Improving Pasture and Rangeland

Bale grazing is a good tool for improving soil health while reducing costs. This 4:49 minute video from the Natural Resources Conservation Service gives some great tips for setting bales, managing cattle, and getting good results. As you’ll see, the farmers and ranchers using it have found it to be very beneficial to their soils, […]

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Soil Health – We All Love It, But What Is It Worth?

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  Comments Off on Soil Health – We All Love It, But What Is It Worth?

Soil health gets a lot of air time. But have you ever thought about what it’s actually worth in dollars? That’s the question Tom Buman of Agren decided to answer. What he learned is that we can put a dollar value on healthy soil as well as the cost of erosion. Tom worked with a […]

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Soil 101 – From Special Collections

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  Comments Off on Soil 101 – From Special Collections

If you click on “Special Collections” in the menu bar, you’ll find a list of things that folks often ask us about or that we all need the most help with. With a topic as complex as soil, it’s hard to cover all the bases. So this collection of articles is just the basics to […]

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Easy Monitoring to Track Pasture and Rangeland Changes

By   /  June 12, 2017  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil, Weeds  /  3 Comments

All you need is your smart phone, maybe a shovel or fence post from the back of your truck, and the willingness to take a picture and email it to yourself and you’ve become a monitoring master!

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What You Can Tell by Looking At – And Touching – Your Soil

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  Comments Off on What You Can Tell by Looking At – And Touching – Your Soil

Thanks to Nick Comerford, University of Florida, and the Soil Science Society of America for this article! If you are outside and want to know something about the soil you are working with, and don’t have any fancy equipment, then this is for you. With a little bit of experience you can get an idea […]

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