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Thriving On Trust

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Thriving On Trust

This CommonGround* video, “Thriving on Trust” — features Colorado rancher and CommonGround volunteer Kelsey Pope, along with her mother, Cindy Frasier.  It offers an inside look at the trust that is built between a farmer or rancher and their livestock.  the interdependent relationship that ranchers have with their herd.  As Kelsey puts it, “The animals […]

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Cattle Market Trend Line Moving Up

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Money Matters  /  1 Comment

I subscribe to a weekly market summary put out by The Cattle Range every Saturday morning.   These weekly updates always begin with a 10-Day Market Trendline and a 30-Day Market Trendline.   These give me a quick overview of our markets and where they might be headed. The Trendlines are indicators of overall cattle/beef market strength […]

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I’m Sorry I Missed Your Drought Party

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  2 Comments

The 2012 drought hit Troy Bishopp hard. So when 2016 rolled around showing all the same signs, he got to work on his drought plan. Here’s what he did that made him miss the drought party of 2016.

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A Process For Better Grasslands and Pastures

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

Trying something new can be daunting, especially with so much information to sift through. To help, Michael Harman encourages thinking about management as a process. That way you can identify what to try, and how to succeed.

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Send Your Support to Help Meet the On Pasture Grant Match

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  NRCS, The Scoop  /  Comments Off on Send Your Support to Help Meet the On Pasture Grant Match

On Pasture is funded for the near future thanks to a Conservation Innovation Grant from the Natural Resources Conservation Service. But we only get the money if we can provide $15,000 in cash match every year for the life of the grant. So twice a year (in the spring for On Pasture’s birthday and in […]

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