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Gift Ideas for the Farmers and Ranchers In Your Life

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It’s that time of year when we’re all trying to figure out a gift that fits the person we’re buying for and that shares the message, “You’re special to me.” Here are some suggestions to make that easier.

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Books From On Pasture Authors and Friends Chip Hines Some of our On Pasture readers have told us tha
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Kathy worked with the Bureau of Land Management for 12 years before founding Livestock for Landscapes in 2004. Her twelve years at the agency allowed her to pursue her goal of helping communities find ways to live profitably AND sustainably in their environment. She has been researching and working with livestock as a land management tool for over a decade. When she's not helping farmers, ranchers and land managers on-site, she writes articles, and books, and edits videos to help others turn their livestock into landscape managers.

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  1. Bill Beaman says:

    I just finished the book “Gaining Ground” by Forrest Pritchard. I read one book after another year round and I have to say “Gaining Ground” is the best non-fiction book I’ve read in a long time. People who read this book will get two things. One, they will get an enjoyable tale about a young man’s effort to convert his family’s financially troubled farm in to a sustainable profitable operation. This information alone is a excellent source of advice and information to farmers of all ages, especially to those of you involved in direct marketing.

    Secondly, they will get an enjoyable reading experience about farm life, it’s joys and it’s pitfalls told through Forrest’s point of view. The book reminded me a lot of the “All Creatures” stories published years ago by an English veterinarian, James Herriot.

    My advice to readers of “On Pasture” is to purchase this book in either printed or ebook format, read it, then figure out a way to re-gift it to some special person in your life as an excellent Christmas gift.

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