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How Do You Graze When Your Pastures Are Saturated?

By   /  May 27, 2019  /  The Scoop  /  4 Comments

I got an email from a reader this past week asking just this question. Rain, rain, and more rain had soaked his soils. Not wanting to damage his pastures, he delayed turn out for a month, but his hay supplies are running out, and the pastures are maturing. He wondered what folks in the know […]

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Are You Running a Marginal Business?

By   /  May 27, 2019  /  Marketing, Money Matters  /  10 Comments

What starts out as a bar conversation becomes a lesson in what to do if you want to make more money farming or ranching.

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What’s in a Name?

By   /  May 27, 2019  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on What’s in a Name?

The difference between success and failure….

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Greg Judy Talks Electric Fencing and Gates for Sheep and Cattle

By   /  May 27, 2019  /  Fencing, Grazing Management  /  2 Comments

While Greg designed these fences to keep goats, sheep and guardian dogs in, they work for his cattle too. See what he’s using and consider how you’d adapt it to your operation.

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Feed Your Microbes to Make Great Soil

By   /  May 27, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

This piece first published in a 2017 issue of On Pasture. Since we’re looking at the Marin Carbon Projects efforts to improve soil carbon sequestration, (here’s Part 1 and Part 2) I thought it would be helpful now. Enjoy! In June of 2014, Grist reporter Nathanael Johnson reported on a battle between two men in […]

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