June 4, 2018

Increase Your Profit by Understanding Marketing

I recently read on article here in On Pasture where Kathy wrote that she’s tired of people talking about how little money they make, and that some youngsters think agriculture should be a public service. For years I thought the biggest problem facing animal agriculture is the brain drain. Think about it, generations before us […]

May 21, 2018

The Best Farm Girl Birthday Party Ever!

Doug Ferguson’s daughter wanted to have her 6th birthday party at the sale barn. It took some creativity to turn her wish into reality. But, not only did Doug Ferguson pull it off, people are still talking about what fun it was a year later!

October 30, 2017

Trunk or Treat!

Candy for the kids – and a little advocating for agriculture at the same time!

March 28, 2016

Cattle 529 Plan for Funding College

Doug started planning for his daughter’s future back in 2012 with this unique savings plan. He takes you through the process so that you can do it too.

March 21, 2016

How Do You Benefit Others? Like This…

The summer of 2013 I was in a room of about 40 cattle producers from all over the US, with all kinds of different back grounds and strengths.  I don’t think I’ve ever been part of a more diverse group.  One question that was presented to us was “How does your ranch benefit others?” Right […]

February 22, 2016

Pitfalls of Good Stockmanship

Whit Hibbard has been sharing a lot of info on the ins and outs of Low Stress Livestock Handling as he learned it from Bud Williams. Here’s another of Bud’s students with the pitfalls you might encounter when you hone your stockmanship skills.

February 1, 2016

Time is Not Always Money

You know that old saying “A stitch in time saves nine”? Taking your time to prep before you work, might save you from having to get stitches or recuperate from some other injury. New On Pasture contributor Doug Ferguson shares tips that have saved him!

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