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Rancher Loren Poncia Talks Covid-19 and a Shift to Direct-to-Consumer Sales

By   /  August 3, 2020  /  Money Matters  /  No Comments

Loren Poncia of Stemple Creek Ranch near Tomales Bay, California is a fourth generation rancher raising grass fed beef, lamb and pork. His goal is to “raise an awesome, wholesome, nutritious product, and, at the same time, do the dance with Mother Nature to build soil health and biodiversity.” When Covid-19 hit, the ranch lost […]

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Cows Can Eat Multiflora Rose

By   /  August 3, 2020  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  1 Comment

If you’re one of the folks who hate multiflora rose, you’re not alone. It’s been declared a noxious weed in almost all of the states where it’s found. Yet, it has many fine qualities. It makes a good rootstock for developing ornamental varieties of roses. That’s why it was originally imported from Japan. It’s also […]

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Hove Family Increasing Profitability and Biodiversity

By   /  August 3, 2020  /  Grazing Management  /  No Comments

  When Calvin Hove’s dad bought their place near Sisseton, South Dakota in 1958, the property had two functions. One side was pasture, the other side was where they made hay and fed the cattle. Since then, things have changed a lot. Calvin’s son Mark has worked with a variety of partners to develop more […]

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Give Your Chicken Arms

By   /  August 3, 2020  /  The Funnies  /  No Comments

Here’s a fun DIY project. We’ve included all the instructions and some buying suggestions for the supplies you’ll need too.

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Rethinking Methane – Why Livestock Are Not the Problem and Could Be a Solution

By   /  July 27, 2020  /  Consider This  /  No Comments

  Cow burps and farts – that’s mostly what first comes up when people talk about agricultural methane, making it seem kind of silly. So why all the concern? It’s because methane is a very powerful greenhouse gas, about 84 times more potent than carbon dioxide for the decade it lasts in the atmosphere. But, […]

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