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Winter Check-up Time for Your Cows and Grass

By   /  February 23, 2015  /  Grazing Management  /  2 Comments

Editors Note: In some parts of the U.S. snow totals are well above normal and graziers are feeding their stock. Meanwhile, other parts of the country are having an open winter, and grass is still growing and cows are still grazing. So here’s an update from Jim for that part of the country. And even if you’re feeding […]

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The Freshest Milk Possible

By   /  February 23, 2015  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on The Freshest Milk Possible

Imagine what the dairy aisle might look like if grocery stores started providing milk in this kind of container!

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Body Condition Scoring Your Beef Cow Herd

By   /  February 23, 2015  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  4 Comments

A cow’s body condition is a good indicator of how well her calves will do and whether or not she’ll breed back. Now is a good time to check in on your cows so you can adjust their feed so they can do their best for you. AND if you’re a technology kind of person, there’s even an App for that!

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Pasture Rental Rates: Conditions That Affect Prices

By   /  February 23, 2015  /  Leasing Pasture, Money Matters  /  1 Comment

Here’s the final article in our series on how to figure Pasture Rental Rates.  If you’ve missed the first three, here they are: How Much Should You Pay to Lease Pasture? Pasture Rental Rates: Doing the Math Part 1 Pasture Rental and Use Rate: Animal Units and Profit Sharing All pasture is not created equal. Some […]

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Dreaming About the Smell of Rain

By   /  February 23, 2015  /  Consider This  /  1 Comment

Petrichor is the word for the smell of rain. It happens because, basically, the earth is “fizzing.”

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