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Beef and Biodiversity – How Do We Get Both?

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  ARS, Consider This  /  No Comments

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is working with ranchers and other partners on research that will tell us which grazing management gets us the most bang for our buck. Thanks to Jan Suszkiw, and the ARS’s AgMag for this article!  Justin Derner likens the Central Plains Experimental Range (CPER) in northeastern Colorado to a “living […]

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Avoiding “Death by PowerPoint” in 2018

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  Consider This  /  No Comments

It’s hard to be a speaker at a conference when that’s not your normal job, and sometimes PowerPoint doesn’t help as much as we thought. So here are some tips to help speakers, and audiences have a more productive conference season.

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One of Our Own Receives Award for Grassland Advocacy

By   /  January 1, 2018  /  Consider This  /  2 Comments

On Pasture contributor Troy Bishopp, known by many as “The Grass Whisperer,” received the 2017 Grassfed Exchange Service Award in honor of his more than thirty years of advocacy and mentoring to expand grass-fed livestock enterprises. Grassfed Exchange Board member, Dr. Allen Williams said, “Troy has long been a pioneer and innovator in the world […]

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Reindeer Grazing Is Good For Plant Diversity

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  Consider This  /  1 Comment

Not only do reindeer bring us joy on Christmas Day, it turns out they can also graze for biodiversity.

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What Makes a Good Pasture Walk?

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  Consider This  /  3 Comments

We have a grazing group that meets several times a year. I guess it could be called graziers anonymous or some such thing. But actually it has a name: Southeast Graziers. Most of us in the group live in the Florida parishes of Louisiana which are located between the Mississippi river on the west side […]

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