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Never Buy a Dog When You’re Drunk

By   /  February 25, 2019  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on Never Buy a Dog When You’re Drunk

Unless you’re a farmer or rancher…

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Asking for What You Want and Getting It – Lessons From a Cat

By   /  February 25, 2019  /  NRCS, The Scoop  /  3 Comments

My cat is teaching me a new trick. I wrote about her a year ago, describing how she gets me up from my desk to feed her, watch her drink, and open doors for her. She gets all this by tapping on my leg and meowing to me. But lately, I’ve been pretty busy, and […]

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Feeding Hay to Improve Your Land – Part 1

By   /  February 25, 2019  /  Grazing Management  /  3 Comments

We think it is far more important to stop making hay on your land than it is to stop feeding hay on your land. Here are some things to think about. What Made Sense in 1973 Doesn’t Make Sense Today Making hay is a whole lot more expensive than it used to be. This table […]

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Turning Your Herd – How To Guide Them Once You’ve Got Them Moving

By   /  February 25, 2019  /  Behavior, Livestock  /  Comments Off on Turning Your Herd – How To Guide Them Once You’ve Got Them Moving

Here’s another in Whit Hibbard’s series on Low-Stress Livestock Handling. Earlier this year Tom Krawiec wrote about how he used these techniques to save his ranch $2400. Whit is following up with the information you need to build your own skills. Check out our Special Collection of Whit’s articles to see everything in the series. […]

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A Rancher’s Discovery Shows Promise for Controlling Medusahead Rye

By   /  February 25, 2019  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Weeds  /  Comments Off on A Rancher’s Discovery Shows Promise for Controlling Medusahead Rye

In two previous articles, Beth Burritt wrote about the scariest invasive plant I know, Medusahead rye. This week, I’m sharing the good news that there may be a solution for controlling it.

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