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Fun With Food

By   /  October 31, 2016  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on Fun With Food

Yes, Halloween is over. But certainly you can start planning for next year! It’s a recipe AND a decorating How-To!

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Considering Raising Meat Goats? Here’s What the Market Looks Like

By   /  October 31, 2016  /  Goats, Livestock  /  Comments Off on Considering Raising Meat Goats? Here’s What the Market Looks Like

Thanks to Steve Bryns, Texas A&M Agrilife, for this article. Researchers at Texas A&M just finished a  six-year study proving what many of their West Texas stockmen know; properly managed meat goats are valuable property, no matter how many you have. Bill Thompson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist, and Dr. Dan Waldron, Texas A&M […]

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We Have $4,903.54 Left to Make Our Match

By   /  October 31, 2016  /  The Scoop  /  Comments Off on We Have $4,903.54 Left to Make Our Match

The other day, one of our readers emptied his PayPal account to send us what he could to make the match we need in order to get the grant that keeps On Pasture publishing for another three years. He’s a new rancher, and the $1.46 he had left in his account was everything he had […]

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Drones and Peanut Butter to Save an Endangered Species

By   /  October 31, 2016  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Drones and Peanut Butter to Save an Endangered Species

Not only can drone technology improve how you manage grazing on your farm or ranch, these little flying robots can also help us solve endangered species problems. In this case, land managers are using drones to deliver peanut butter covered vaccines to prairie dogs as part of an effort to remove the black footed ferret […]

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Changes in Pasture Rental Rates

By   /  October 31, 2016  /  Leasing Pasture, Money Matters  /  Comments Off on Changes in Pasture Rental Rates

David Widmar of Agricultural Economic Insights says that “2016 will be marked as the year cash rental rates began to decline at the national level.” But while that’s true at the national scale, he notes that “it’s important to keep in mind conditions often vary at the state and county levels.” He draws these insights from the […]

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