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No One Said Farming or Ranching Was Easy. Can We Help?

By   /  June 12, 2017  /  The Scoop  /  Comments Off on No One Said Farming or Ranching Was Easy. Can We Help?

This week we share stories from two farmers as examples of how to become a farmer, and how these particular folks climbed over their hurdles. Jay Lavery started as a flight attendant and doing standup. As he turned 50, he turned to farming, and then – SURPRISE! – he went viral as the farmer famous […]

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How Much More Can You Do With How Much Less?

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  The Scoop  /  5 Comments

Can we talk, politely, about what it means for the USDA budget to be cut 21%, about what we really need from the Department and the agencies that serve farmers and ranchers? Do you have suggestions for fixes to programs that would make them better for you? The time to figure it out is now, as Congress considers a new budget and Farm Bill.

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The Next Level of Dedication

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  The Scoop  /  Comments Off on The Next Level of Dedication

On Pasture has been through a lot of behind the scenes change in the last two months, and today, if all went according to plan, the site is faster and you’re not getting the dreaded “500 error” anymore. That’s because we are now on a dedicated server. But if all DIDN’T go according to plan, […]

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More Grass Than Cattle – What Do You Do?

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  The Scoop  /  8 Comments

This week we’re sharing some questions from readers that we think you, the On Pasture Community, will have some good answers for. One reader wants to know about grass finishing cows purchased at the sale barn. John Marble has provided one right answer, and we think you’ll have other thoughts. We’d also like you to […]

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What Went Right, What Went Wrong, and What Could Be Done Better

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  The Scoop  /  1 Comment

There are tons of quotes out there about mistakes as a path toward learning and doing better the next time. And there’s a lot of inspirational stuff about how innovation comes from failing, and trying over and over again, and some college graduates have even been told to “go forth and fail” by their commencement […]

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