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The Easiest Way to Monitor for Tracking Pasture and Rangeland Changes

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

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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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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Good Soil Testing Is An Important Part of Your Pasture Management

By   /  April 9, 2018  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

If you’re looking at your pastures and thinking they’re missing something. The first place you might start is with a soil test. It can tell you if the pH is off – so your forage isn’t doing as well as it could, or if you actually need to add a little fertilizer. This article by […]

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Be Safe Around Your Livestock By Understanding Signs of Aggression

By   /  April 2, 2018  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

From an August 2015 issue of On Pasture, here are some always timely tips for interacting with bulls as well as an “animal/English dictionary” of what your livestock are saying and what your response should be. We start with a list of from Joe Emenheiser of things to remember when working with bulls: 1. Appreciate […]

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Take Advantage of Spring Green Up Without Destroying Your Summer Grazing

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

It’s that time of year, when we’re all thinking about grazing green grass. These tips from Greg Judy, first published in April of 2013, will help you control yourself and manage your grazing so that you have the best pastures possible through the summer. One of the toughest grazing management periods for livestock producers is […]

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