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The Grass Whisperer’s 2013 Grazing Season

By   /  May 19, 2014  /  1 Comment

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Editors Note:  Troy Bishopp has been sharing a lot of articles with On Pasture readers on the usefulness of Grazing Charts for ensuring a successful season.  Here he shares his last grazing season, showing how he used his grazing chart to not only grow healthy cattle, but to get some time off, and make his farm manageable even when he had to take some time off to recuperate from a heart attack.  He also shows you how much grass you can grow and graze, and how little feeding you can get by with by planning ahead.  We’re sure you’ll get some good inspiration from this year packed into 7 minutes and 30 seconds.

For those of you on tablets – here’s your link.

Want your own grazing chart?  Here you go!

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Troy Bishopp, aka “The Grass Whisperer” is an accomplished professional grazier of 27 years, grasslands advocate and media guy who owns and manages Bishopp Family Farm in Deansboro, NY with his understanding wife, daughters and parents. Their certified organic custom grazing operation raises dairy heifers, grass-finished beef and backgrounds feeder cattle on 180 acres of owned and leased organic native pastures. The whisperer routinely asks customers, Is there any grass in the animal products you buy? Beef grazed on the farm has been served at President Obama’s inaugural dinners, restaurants and to diners as far away as Japan. Troy also works for the Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Upper Susquehanna Coalition as their regional grazing specialist and is a free-lance writer, maintaining a website presence at www.thegrasswhisperer.com

1 Comment

  1. Chip Hines says:

    Troy, the most impressive part to me, being from Eastern Colorado where the average yearly moisture ranges from 17 inches down to 11 inches is the recovery from pugging. I have a friend in Alabama that needs to see what you are doing. He says with winter rain they get the pugging is just too much. I have not been able to convince him to change methods. This video might get his attention.

    Kathy I will forward this to him and maybe get you a new subscriber.

    Chip

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