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How a Grazing Plan Prevented a Wreck

By   /  January 13, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

“The pencil is mightier than the pen,” Robert M. Pirsig, of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. “If I’d written my plan in pen, I would have been in trouble!” Troy Bishopp, the Grass Whisperer   Every year, about this time, On Pasture starts reminding our community of the importance of having a plan […]

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Make These Lists to Get Your 2020 Off to a Good Start

By   /  January 6, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

Another year has come and gone and now comes the time for all of the resolutions to be made for the New Year. Folks resolve to lose weight, quit smoking or dipping, cut back on their drinking, exercise more – you know, the standard stuff that will be forgotten by the end of January. This […]

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You’re Reading On Pasture Thanks to the National Grazing Lands Coalition

By   /  December 23, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

As we close out 2019, I want to thank the National Grazing Lands Coalition (NatGLC) for all the support they’ve provided to On Pasture. When Rachel and I started, we had no funding at all, just an idea that helping graziers be more profitable and sustainable was a worthwhile thing to do. We hoped that […]

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When It’s Cold, Cows Need More Feed

By   /  December 16, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  5 Comments

We think you already know this. But do you have the breakdown of how much more they need depending on the temperature, wind chill, and how wet or dry their coats are?

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Tips for Stockpile Grazing Timing, Fencing and Pasture Size

By   /  December 9, 2019  /  NRCS, The Classic by NatGLC  /  2 Comments

From December of 2016, here are tips on pasture size, fencing equipment and more, to help with successful stockpile grazing. When to Start If possible and practical, it is best to not start grazing stockpiled forage until it goes dormant. Until it goes dormant, every time that solar panel of leaves is removed, the plant […]

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