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Manure Scoring – What Comes Out Tells You What Went In and What to Change

By   /  October 7, 2019  /  Livestock  /  3 Comments

Thanks to Robert Wells and the Noble Research Institute for this article. Winter is just a few pages away on the calendar. Along with the change in season, and forages entering dormancy, comes the need to pay closer attention to your feeding strategy to ensure cows do not lose body condition. The perennial question of […]

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Death to Fire Ants

By   /  October 7, 2019  /  ARS, Consider This  /  1 Comment

USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists latest discovery—a new virus found in fire ants from Argentina—has the potential for becoming a biological control agent against the red imported fire ants infesting the United States. The Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) arrived in the United States in the 1930s, likely in ballast in cargo ships docking […]

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Water for Winter Grazing

By   /  October 7, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

This week, The Classic by NatGLC answers a question that I hear from graziers quite often. What do you do about water in the winter, especially if your cattle are grazing the whole season? Here’s a solution from our northern neighbors who know a lot about dealing with cold and snow. These Alberta ranchers have […]

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The Three Hardest Things to Say

By   /  October 7, 2019  /  The Funnies  /  No Comments

I can only help you with one of these: Just 3 weeks left! We need $3,286 more to make our grant match that helps keep On Pasture online. Any amount helps! If it’s an option for you, consider becoming an “Ongoing Supporter” at just $5/month. Your support shows outside funders that On Pasture is a […]

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How We Start a Movement

By   /  October 7, 2019  /  The Scoop  /  No Comments

Back in 2013, some friends and I decided to start a movement. We wanted to create a community of learners who were looking for and sharing information on sustainable, profitable, pasture-raised livestock. What we did pretty much followed what you see in a video presented by Derek Sivers for his 3 minute TED talk. One […]

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