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Could Eating Less Meat INCREASE Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Consider This  /  3 Comments

OK – We’ve all heard it. Eating less meat is better for the planet. Why? Well, there’s research showing that 1) meat production has a big carbon footprint; and 2) ruminants emit lots of methane in farts, burps and manure and this is a problem because methane is an even more potent greenhouse gas than […]

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Transition to Organic – A SARE Business Manual

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Money Matters  /  Comments Off on Transition to Organic – A SARE Business Manual

Organic food is a booming business. The profit potential— along with other rewards— has farmers, ranchers and food business owners across the country considering the switch to organic production. But successfully managing your business through the multi-year transition process requires careful planning. If you are interested in transitioning, the new SARE publication Organic Transition: A […]

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Staying Fit = Staying Safe

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  The Scoop  /  Comments Off on Staying Fit = Staying Safe

Tired of all the flashing signs and ads that tell us what to eat or what not to eat so we can lose weight FAST, or some advertisement telling us how we can get fit in just 9 minutes a day? Yeah, we are too. Well, here’s another one. 🙂 No, we’re not concerned about your beauty […]

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How Much Phosphorus Do We Want in Our Soils?

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  Comments Off on How Much Phosphorus Do We Want in Our Soils?

Phosphorus is one of 17 chemical elements that all plants need, and it’s one of the nutrients that we sometimes need to add to soils in fairly high quantities. Phosphorus levels in soils depend on the ancestry of the soil and how it’s been managed during its farming history. Phosphorus availability in soils is very […]

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Meet Bailey the House Buffalo

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on Meet Bailey the House Buffalo

Some people like big house pets – REALLY big house pets. Jim Sautner’s pet is a plains bison named Bailey. Bailey comes in the house from time to time, and Jim modified a Pontiac Bonneville to take Bailey for rides. Sometimes they even visit the local bar in their home town of Spruce Grove in […]

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