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This New Podcast Will Get Your Business Going

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  Money Matters, Start Ups  /  No Comments

Charlotte Smith heard some disturbing USDA statistics a few years ago: “Three hundred farmers go out of business every week in the United States. Eighty percent are are out of business by year two, and only 2% of farmers are still around at year five.” That’s something Charlotte is determined to change, so, with her […]

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Top Ten Grazing Management Misconceptions

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  No Comments

Sometimes we all suffer from perceptual misconceptions that affect our operations. Resolving them may require a rather steep and abrupt learning curve to achieve success. Here are 10 common grazing management misconceptions. If you’re saying any of these things, you may need to take a step back and reconsider. 1. “In this county, I can […]

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Stone Barns Mobile Chicken Coop Free DIY Plans

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  No Comments

Check out this short video showing Stone Barns’ mobile chicken coop. It was built with materials available at any hardware or farm supply store, and designed to be customizable for each farmer’s particular operation. Special thanks to former Farm Data Coordinator Shannon Rooney for making the CAD drawings.  Download the plans now to build your […]

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Really Good Reasons Not to Change – Even When You Should

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  The Scoop  /  No Comments

It’s not that we need a paradigm shift. It’s that we have some very real things that get in the way. And it’s hard to figure out how to overcome these challenges.

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How Much Time and Money Should You Spend on That Calf?

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

From June of 2017 – It’s a good time of year to think about this so you can make decisions about management and taking calves to market. We added an Excel-based “calculator” to make it easier. 🙂 It is important that cattle producers know the cost of adding gain to cattle and the marginal value […]

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