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Guardian Dog Success in West Texas on Large Landscapes

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Goats, Livestock, Sheep  /  Comments Off on Guardian Dog Success in West Texas on Large Landscapes

Can guardian dogs make a difference against coyotes and other predators, even when both the livestock owner and the dogs are inexperienced? Steve Bryns, Texas A&M AgriLife News editor shares what researchers found, along with resources you can use to get started with dogs.

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Another Use for Mayonnaise

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on Another Use for Mayonnaise

This kid’s going to need therapy!

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Growing Farmers With Internships and Apprenticeships – Part 2

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Money Matters, Start Ups, Transferring the Farm  /  Comments Off on Growing Farmers With Internships and Apprenticeships – Part 2

Thanks to the CSA Solutions Hub for sharing this article by Alex. While it was originally written for CSA oriented farmers, the principles are just as true for all farmers and ranchers hoping to work with interns. If you didn’t see Part 1, here it is. Learning – Patience Is a Virtue We’re always struck […]

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Real Life as a Prescribed Goat Grazier

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Real Life as a Prescribed Goat Grazier

Here’s another example from a member of our On Pasture community describing some of the fun and the challenges of life working with livestock.

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Dingo: 1, Danged Groundhog: 0

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  The Scoop  /  Comments Off on Dingo: 1, Danged Groundhog: 0

Saturday afternoon, our dog caught a groundhog. This was, in our way of thinking, very good news. The bugger had already gnawed on spring pea vines peeking through the garden fence, and we aren’t big fans of ground hogs. The other part of the good news is that Dingo seems to be showing his age, and […]

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