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Grazing Around Streams – More Ways To Do The Right Thing

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  Grazing Management, Water quality  /  2 Comments

We can graze around streams and avoid government regulations if we choose to do the right thing. Troy Bishopp is busy collecting examples and sharing them with On Pasture so our community can be a good example to all graziers.

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Grazing Around Streams – Three Examples of Trying to Do the Right Thing

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  Grazing Management, Water quality  /  No Comments

With growing concerns over riparian management and its effect on water quality, farmers and ranchers are facing tightening regulations and restrictions on grazing next to streams and water bodies. In his first article on this topic, Troy wondered if we, as graziers, are doing all we can to protect water quality and our grazing future. […]

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Treat Your Pastures Kindly This Spring for a Better Grazing Season

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

These tips from Troy were timely in 2014 and in 2018. They’re things we probably need to be reminded about every year! Enjoy! Believe it or not, sometime in the very near future you will be turning animals out to pasture.  Some of you will have a plan and decide when it’s the right time […]

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Riparian Grazing: Can We Just Do The Right Thing?

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  Fencing, Grazing Management, Water, Water quality  /  3 Comments

With growing concerns over riparian management and its effect on water quality, farmers and ranchers are facing tightening regulations and restrictions on grazing next to streams and water bodies. Here, Troy wonders if we, as graziers, are doing all we can to protect water quality and our grazing future. At this year’s Northeast Pasture Consortium […]

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The 2018 Free Grazing Charts Are Here – Dust Off Your Grazing Plan and Create Personal Resiliency

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  1 Comment

As winter wanes and the longer day-length activates the neurons that control the body’s daily rhythms, a grazier’s mind can wander into a pastoral scene of warm breezes, children playing, frolicking animals, dancing microbes, unending succulent forage and a wheelbarrow full of greenbacks. Ever wonder if this dream could become a reality? It all starts […]

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