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Farm Data: A Little Can go a Long Way to Making Good Decisions

By   /  December 7, 2020  /  Money Matters  /  1 Comment

  We all know that the explosion of big data retention and analysis is affecting our daily lives, but can your farm data help you with your business? YUP. As the brilliant Doc. Brown stated in the documentary Back to the Future, “you don’t know where you’re going if you don’t know where you’ve been.” […]

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The Time I Almost Died On My Tractor…Mom Please Skip This One.

By   /  September 21, 2020  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on The Time I Almost Died On My Tractor…Mom Please Skip This One.

I was sitting here thinking about how I’m glad I don’t wear my mistakes on my person. Like many of my farming kin, I have done some really thoughtless things on the farm. It seems that the end of a long day, under the sun, with deadlines looming, animals needing to be fed, and bills […]

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Avoid the Danger of Being Associated with the Feed Bucket

By   /  August 31, 2020  /  Behavior, Livestock, Pigs  /  Comments Off on Avoid the Danger of Being Associated with the Feed Bucket

We’ve probably all experienced that scary moment when the animals we care for become dangerous to us because they’re just excited to be fed. Here’s how to break that cycle and be safe.

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I Got Burned – My Lesson About Hot Fence

By   /  July 27, 2020  /  Fencing, Grazing Management  /  10 Comments

There are two different types of high tensile fences on my place.  The original fence was built to hold and protect sheep so it is a five strand high tensile that reaches down to about 5 inches above the ground.  The new fencing, which was installed in 2017 and was built for beef cattle, is […]

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How Rewards and Punishment Work with Animals

By   /  October 24, 2016  /  Behavior, Livestock  /  Comments Off on How Rewards and Punishment Work with Animals

Want your stock to do something, or NOT do something? Here are the keys for “talking” to them in a way they’ll understand.

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