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In Case of Zombie Apocalypse, Save Me First! I’m a Farmer!

By   /  October 26, 2015  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on In Case of Zombie Apocalypse, Save Me First! I’m a Farmer!

It’s something preppers are concerned about: how do we survive if something apocalyptic happens? Well, the answer is: save all the farmers first, and then eat jello. Yep, we explain why here.

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Sponsors for On Pasture

By   /  October 26, 2015  /  The Scoop  /  Comments Off on Sponsors for On Pasture

Thank you so much to everyone who has written us and sent support to keep On Pasture online. The response has been overwhelming and as you can see, we’re making great strides towards our goal. Good News About Sponsors! As part of our Fall Fund Drive, here are new and renewing sponsors. Reader support alone […]

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Making Direct to Consumer Sales Work

By   /  October 26, 2015  /  Marketing, Money Matters  /  Comments Off on Making Direct to Consumer Sales Work

My family and I operate Cold Springs Ranch, a 100% grass fed beef operation in Maine. We purchased the farm ten years ago and have been growing steadily since then. We operate what we describe as a co-op system with three cow/calf farms that sell their calves to us. We raise the animals from 9-10 […]

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Observing Animal Health

By   /  October 26, 2015  /  Behavior, Livestock, Sheep  /  Comments Off on Observing Animal Health

One of the nice things about Management Intensive Grazing is that it gives you lots of opportunities to look at your animals and make sure they’re healthy. Here Dave Scott, a livestock specialist at the National Center for Appropriate Technology shows you what to look for in your animals to make sure they’re healthy.  It’s […]

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Lessons Learned From a NY Farmer Heading to Year Round Grazing

By   /  October 26, 2015  /  Grazing Management  /  3 Comments

Is year-round grazing possible in the rugged hill country of Steuben County? John Burns thinks so and is putting a lot of planning and effort to do so. John along with wife, Anne, and their children get this optimism from using a technique known as mob grazing. “We see it as a way to be […]

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