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Fencing so a 12-Year-Old Can Run the Ranch

By   /  November 30, 2020  /  Fencing, Grazing Management  /  7 Comments

If you set up the day to day operations of your ranch so a 12-year-old can run things, your level of enjoyment will be greatly enhanced. You will have more time to think, plan, and recreate. Further, if a 12-year-old can look after the ranch, then so can an 80yr old. Getting to this point […]

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Build Your “Room” for Success

By   /  October 19, 2020  /  Consider This  /  2 Comments

A year ago I listened to an interview with author David Weinberger on CBC radio. The host was asking questions about Weinberger’s book ‘Too Big To Know.’ Weinberger posed the question, “Who is the smartest person in the room?” His answer….the room! In the book, the author talked about how the internet and our access […]

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How to Stockpile Grass Like a 12-Year-Old

By   /  August 10, 2020  /  Grazing Management  /  2 Comments

If a 12-year-old were to set up a ranch they would probably make it simple, easy, and fun. That’s the kind of ranch I want to be a part of. Everything I do on the ranch I ask myself, “Could a 12-year-old do this?” If the answer is no, then I stop doing it or […]

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The Wave – the Secret to Keeping Calves and Lambs with Their Moms When Moving Them

By   /  July 13, 2020  /  Behavior, Livestock  /  Comments Off on The Wave – the Secret to Keeping Calves and Lambs with Their Moms When Moving Them

For the last 8-10 years I have been working on an efficient method to move new born calves and lambs from pasture to pasture. This is something that scares many people and keeps them from managing grass at the same time they are calving/lambing. Most people will have a birthing pasture that gets hammered because […]

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Rejuvenating Your Pasture – The Best, Most Effective Method is Free

By   /  March 9, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  3 Comments

We’re talking grazing planning and grazing charts this week because grazing season is coming right up. From March 2019, Tom Krawiec describes how his plan and his chart get him organized so he can grow lots of grass and feed lots of animals. There are many ways to improve your pastures. Depending on who is […]

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