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Hi-Tech Toaster

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  The Funnies  /  1 Comment

Every time I see this I imagine what I would say to the toaster to get it to work. What would you say?

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More Ways To Keep Flies Off Your Livestock

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  Grazing Management  /  4 Comments

There’s more than one way to skin a cat or catch a fly. On Pasture reader Fred Forsburg was inspired to share his method of keeping flies off his cattle by the article several weeks ago on Loran Shallenberger’s Farm Hack Fly Trap. We thought you’d like to see what works for Fred. We love […]

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Custom Grazing: Why I Got In

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  Money Matters, Start Ups  /  Comments Off on Custom Grazing: Why I Got In

Meg spent her first five start-up years as a custom grazier. Here she talks about the benefits to her and to the livestock owners and how custom grazing worked for her.

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Fighting Purple Threeawn With Fire

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  ARS, Forage, NRCS, Pasture Health  /  Comments Off on Fighting Purple Threeawn With Fire

Commonly known as purple threeawn, red threeawn, wiregrass or democrat grass, this plant can take over pastures and out-compete other, high quality forage. Agricultural Research Service scientists have discovered how to use fire to beat it back.

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This Winter, Improve Soil Health (and Your Life) With Bale Grazing

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  NRCS, The Classic by NatGLC  /  Comments Off on This Winter, Improve Soil Health (and Your Life) With Bale Grazing

We’re bringing this article to you from an August 2017 issue of On Pasture because this is a great time to start thinking about setting up bale grazing this coming winter. Bale grazing is a good tool for improving soil health while reducing costs. This 4:49 minute video from the Natural Resources Conservation Service gives […]

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