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Working Cows Podcast With Clay Conry, Kathy Voth and Tip Hudson

By   /  January 11, 2021  /  Consider This  /  No Comments

Have you ever wanted to see behind the scenes of the publications or podcasts that you listen to? Well here’s your chance! Back in November of 2020, I spent an hour with Clay Conry and Tip Hudson talking about the work we do to provide information and support to the grazing community. Clay is the […]

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Giving Graziers What They Want

By   /  January 11, 2021  /  The Scoop  /  No Comments

As you’ll see from the Working Cows Podcast we’re sharing this week, providing the right information at the right time is a tricky business. You have to know what graziers want, how much time they have for reading or listening, and then do all the work to put together the information in a format that […]

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Honey Locust – King of Stockpiles

By   /  January 11, 2021  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Silvopasture  /  3 Comments

Do you know how much forage you have stockpiled for this winter? What would you do with 2,000 extra pounds of high-energy, self-harvested feed per acre? What about 4,000lbs? What would that do to your feed bill? How would that change your bottom line? Having that much extra winter forage doesn’t have to be something […]

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Grazing for Weed Management

By   /  January 4, 2021  /  Grazing Management  /  4 Comments

Some years ago, when their ranch was suffering from a western snowberry invasion, the Permans did something many folks have done. They called in aerial sprayers and blanket sprayed their pastures. What Garnet Perman says they learned is “We’re never doing that again.” Why? “We killed a lot of trees, we killed a lot of […]

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Plant Competition for Underground Real Estate Affects Carbon Storage and Food Production

By   /  January 4, 2021  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  No Comments

Thanks to Liana Wait, graduate student, Princeton University Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology for this article. You can see it in it’s original form here. You might have observed plants competing for sunlight — the way they stretch upwards and outwards to block each other’s access to the sun’s rays — but out of […]

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