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Use the Sun to Get Water to Your Stock

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  NRCS, The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

This article is from our 2014 archives. I like these two videos because they make learning something new easy – and that’s really important when the grazing season is heating up and you’re realizing that it would be helpful to have more water in more places. Plus it uses a resource that’s almost always there […]

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Surviving Volatile Cattle Prices

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

When we first shared this article in October of 2016, John started with, “The cattle market is in the toilet. The future looks even worse. Calves bring only one-half of what they did a couple years back. Stocker margins are negative, feeders too.” The graph below shows why he said that. Cattle prices had risen […]

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Guides for Identifying Pasture Grasses

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  5 Comments

This is the time of year when folks wonder, “What’s that growing in my pasture?” You can use these handy guides to help you find out. A number of On Pasture readers have asked for help identifying what they’ve got growing in their pastures. Finding resources for all of you is a little challenging because […]

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Streams and Grazing – How to Do the Right Thing

By   /  April 8, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  Comments Off on Streams and Grazing – How to Do the Right Thing

From May of 2018, here’s the last in a series by Troy about one of the most important things we can do as graziers: protect streams and water bodies. All across the country, farmers and ranchers are facing tightening regulations and restrictions on grazing next to streams and water bodies. In his first article on […]

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Plant Diversity in Pasture Improves Animal Productivity

By   /  April 1, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  Comments Off on Plant Diversity in Pasture Improves Animal Productivity

Before I began farming, I was an oceanographer. I used to study tiny, planktonic crustaceans called copepods that feed on microscopic algae, at the base of the food chain, and are themselves consumed by fishes. Some 70 percent of all fishes in the ocean eat copepods at some time in their lives. So naturally, oceanographers […]

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