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A Farmer Walks Into a Print Shop….The True Story Behind the Free Grazing Charts

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  Consider This  /  1 Comment

“A farmer walks into a print shop” could be the beginning of a funny joke. The joke, however, is mostly on you, as many farmers and ranchers have said they can’t take our excel file of free grazing chart templates and get them printed on a door-sized piece of paper. And then, when Troy gets […]

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More Grazing Days = More Camping Days. Plan for It With Your Free Grazing Chart!

By   /  March 4, 2019  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  No Comments

It’s that time of year again, where the annoying, persistent Grass Whisperer suggests, coerces or abruptly throws it down, that folks need to use a grazing planning/monitoring tool or device. I’ve been doing show and tell on this subject for 7 years now. Why do I keep up the reminders and offer free grazing chart […]

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Sojourn in the Snow

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  Consider This  /  2 Comments

Have you been having any fun lately? Troy reminds us to be kids once in awhile.

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How My Grazing Plan Helped When Everything Went Wrong

By   /  January 7, 2019  /  Grazing Management  /  6 Comments

Troy has been sharing how he extends his grazing season every year thanks to charting his management. But this fall Mother Nature threw him a big curve with rain 28 days out of 40 and a killing frost that came a month late. Here’s how he made it through.

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The Giving Farm

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Consider This, The Scoop  /  4 Comments

In 1971, I was a confused eight year old who cried in horror as men lashed my grandfather William’s fourteen, beloved Guernsey cows in an attempt to make them walk up the steep ramp into a cattle truck destined for the auction barn. The sober event was dictated by the decision not to spend money […]

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