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Can Animals Figure Out What Minerals They Need?

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  Behavior, Livestock  /  1 Comment

Not only will this help you understand if you should provide cafeteria minerals to your herd, but it will also give you some new insights into how creatures choose what to eat.

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Louisiana Cows Eat Horsenettle

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Weeds  /  2 Comments

If cows in Louisiana can eat Horsenettle, why not your herd. Here’s what you need to know about the plant with links ot how to train your own cows.

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Breeding Goes Viral

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  The Scoop  /  2 Comments

Here’s what happens when you share. It’s a good thing!

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Grazing Stockpiled Forage: When Planning Meets Reality

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  2 Comments

Stockpiling forage and grazing through the winter – great idea, right? But sometimes you don’t want to be the first one to try a great, new idea. That’s where The Grass Whisperer, Troy Bishopp, comes in. He’s starting to graze his stockpile now and he’s going to take you through the season with him. You’ll get to see first hand how it works, the challenges he faces, and how he makes it work.

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Confusing Labor Laws Lead to Trouble for Farm Employers

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  Money Matters  /  Comments Off on Confusing Labor Laws Lead to Trouble for Farm Employers

Misunderstandings and confusion over definitions of different kinds of labor occurring on farms has cost some farmers money. A closer look at the regulations doesn’t bring a lot more clarity. So, what’s a farmer/rancher to do?

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