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Toilet Paper Controversy Ended by the Inventor

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Toilet Paper Controversy Ended by the Inventor

Did you know that the Wikipedia discussion page for “Toilet Paper Orientation” is 2 times longer than that for the Iraq war? Obviously this is a pressing issue and we’re happy to provide you with answers!

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Should You Give Up Raising Beef for Grass-Based Dairying?

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  Money Matters  /  Comments Off on Should You Give Up Raising Beef for Grass-Based Dairying?

In 2008 when Rich and Carol Radtke and their daughter Madison returned to the farm 3 years after his dad died, they did it with two conditions.  First, they would NOT live in a trailer.  Second, they would NOT run a dairy. But now, 7 years later, four of which they spent living in a trailer, they […]

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When Shepherds Have a Sense of Humor

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on When Shepherds Have a Sense of Humor

Or maybe these folks just had extra time on their hands and not a lot of need for the wool?

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Animal Welfare Approved – What’s In It For Me?

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  Livestock  /  Comments Off on Animal Welfare Approved – What’s In It For Me?

A few weeks ago we ran an article by Shannon Hayes about the farmer in New York who is facing animal neglect charges. One of our commenters suggested third party verifications to deal with nuisance accusations saying, “Having third party verification under respected standards – which we as stewards have incorporated – not only protects responsible farmers, but helps in elevating the standards of care we as stewards seek for our land and livestock.” He suggested Animal Welfare Approved because of the great advice and guidance they gave him. With that, here’s more information for you.

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Italian Ryegrass as a Companion Crop and Cover Crop

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  Comments Off on Italian Ryegrass as a Companion Crop and Cover Crop

Are you adding grass or legume seedings to your pastures? Here’s an idea for a companion crop that will help you get through the first, slow stages of pasture establishment.

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