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Utah Rancher Is Sold on Rotational Grazing

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  Grazing Management, NRCS  /  1 Comment

Darrell Yardley of Beaver, Utah started rotational grazing when drought reduced the amount of forage he was producing. Now he’s sold on the system saying, “If you want to get more out of your pasture, and you want your animals to look better and do better, this is the way to go. If you want […]

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Teacher Coping Mechanism

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on Teacher Coping Mechanism

It’s that time of year when kids head back to school. Here’s how some teachers cope according to one Jeopardy contestant. Save

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Cattle Can be Good Brush Managers

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  4 Comments

Cows can do every bit as well on brush as goats. How do I know? I have experience using both for managing vegetation. And this week Dave Pratt tells us how to figure out how much to charge for prescribed grazing services to manage vegetation. He hints that livestock besides goats could be good tools […]

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Reader Question – How Do You Manage Fence Line Vegetation?

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  Reader's Questions, The Scoop  /  23 Comments

Another On Pasture reader has a question and we need your help! How do you manage the vegetation under and around your permanent fence lines organically? We raise hair sheep and Angus cattle together in one flerd, and use electronet fencing for daily moves. Our perimeter fencing on our land is high-tensile 5-strand fence powered […]

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Stable Flies Can Be a Problem Even If You Don’t Have a Stable

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Livestock, Pigs  /  Comments Off on Stable Flies Can Be a Problem Even If You Don’t Have a Stable

Fly season may be coming to an end as summer draws to a close, but it’s never too early to get ready for next year.

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