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Transferring Farm Assets or Retiring From Farming: Tax Tips When You’re Selling

By   /  June 29, 2015  /  Money Matters, Transferring the Farm  /  Comments Off on Transferring Farm Assets or Retiring From Farming: Tax Tips When You’re Selling

Farmers and others interested in maintaining the working landscape need to plan carefully in order for farms to be successfully transferred. This is true if the transfer is within a family from one generation to the next or between unrelated, retiring and beginning farmers. One of the most important aspects of a successful transfer is […]

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Great Gobs of Gargantuan Grass

By   /  June 29, 2015  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  3 Comments

I’ve got too much grass. Did the grass whisperer just say that? Is there any such thing as too much soil-covering grass? Let me rephrase. I’ve got too much grass that won’t be harvested in a timely fashion and meet industry standards (8 to 10 inches), for proper grazing management. How did this happen? It’s […]

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What Really Goes On At This Bistro?!

By   /  June 29, 2015  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on What Really Goes On At This Bistro?!

This is a sign I drive past in Tucson almost every time I run errands. And every time I see it, the agriculture part of my brain does a double take. What are they doing at this bistro?! And is that a good place to do this kind of thing?   And then I see […]

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You Can Believe This Bumper Sticker

By   /  June 29, 2015  /  The Scoop  /  Comments Off on You Can Believe This Bumper Sticker

I got to meet a member of the On Pasture Community last week! I was in Harpswell, Maine to visit my husband’s parents, Bob and Ann Williams and they took us to a great seafood restaurant for lunch. We ate lobsters on a picnic table 15 feet from the bay. Afterwards we drove around a […]

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A Green Light for Post-fire Grazing

By   /  June 29, 2015  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Weeds  /  Comments Off on A Green Light for Post-fire Grazing

For folks grazing rangelands in the west, a fire can mean that public land managers will require them to keep their livestock off the range for 2 years. But research that shows that’s not necessary for healthy rangelands. Check it out!

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