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Are Cow Farts Destroying the Planet?

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Livestock  /  3 Comments

Well….it’s not the farts, as many scientists will tell you; it’s the burps. But regardless of which end it comes out of, cows and other ruminants do produce methane. What we don’t know is precisely how much methane they produce. So next time you run into someone who wants to talk about this, here’s a little information you can add to the discussion.

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Everybody Needs a Little Laughter

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on Everybody Needs a Little Laughter

In the search for things that might make you laugh, J.B. Higley sent us this!

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Death and Taxes – Estate Tax Realities

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Money Matters, Transferring the Farm  /  1 Comment

We hope none of you are planning on dying anytime soon, but the reality is that we all go at some point.  For farmers and ranchers who own land that will be passed on to the next generation, a little planning, and some background in inheritance taxes could make it a little easier on your […]

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Biochar Part III – Can Even the Best Char Salesman Sell Carbon to a Farmer?

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  Comments Off on Biochar Part III – Can Even the Best Char Salesman Sell Carbon to a Farmer?

This is the third in a three part series discussing biochar’s attributes and potential uses. As visibility about biochar increases, we wanted to be sure you have the latest information about this new idea. This article comes to us from CSA News, and was authored by Nancy Maddox. It is reprinted by permission, ASA CSSA, SSSA.

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Join the On Pasture Community Today

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  The Scoop  /  Comments Off on Join the On Pasture Community Today

A year ago, On Pasture was just a twinkle in the eyes of Kathy, Rachel, and a group of authors and speakers known for their innovative work in the world of grazing.  To see if our idea had merit, we surveyed ag professionals and producers.  We learned that though 98% of the group were reading […]

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