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Look at Your Cows to Figure Out If They Need New/Bigger Paddock

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

Do you know if your cattle are getting enough forage? Are your paddocks big enough or is it time to move your herd to their next pasture? These tips from Jay and Krista Reiser will help you answer these questions and more. In addition to improving the soil and forage health, Jay and Krista were […]

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Shade – Livestock Do Better With It – And Here’s How to Add It

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

In this week’s Livestock article we talk about how to start down the road of raising more heat tolerant cattle. But what can you do in the meantime? For this week’s Classic by NatGLC, we’ve drawn on two articles we’ve published in the past to give you some ideas for adding shade to your pastures. […]

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Ideas for Mob Grazing Paddock Design

By   /  May 7, 2018  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

Think you can’t mob graze on 2700 acres? Jay and Krista Reiser describe the paddock design that works for them in North Dakota. Don’t have 2700 acres? Their design ideas will work for you just as well.

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Parasite Control Silver Bullet

By   /  April 30, 2018  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  2 Comments

We first shared this in March of 2017. It’s good information about managing parasites no matter what kind of livestock you’re raising. If you’d like to know how to reduce deworming and still have healthy goats or sheep, you’ll want to check out the the ATTRA/NCAT publication “Managing Internal Parasites: Success Stories.” It includes stories […]

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The Easiest Way to Monitor for Tracking Pasture and Rangeland Changes

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

Spring is a great time to set up pasture monitoring. All you need is your smart phone, maybe a shovel or fence post from the back of your truck, and the willingness to take a picture and email it to yourself and you’ve become a monitoring master! Here’s how, from August of 2017. Enjoy! Would […]

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