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Here’s How to Successfully Grow Grass

By   /  May 6, 2019  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  1 Comment

I took the time to walk through most of my pastures a few days ago. I recommend doing this fairly often to keep a mental forage inventory. It is best to record the findings. Some use fancy electronic data sheets, some track on paper charts, some just have notes in their pocket datebook or smart […]

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Surviving the Naysayers – Part 2 of Thinking Outside the Box

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  Consider This, Grazing Management, Planning  /  1 Comment

Greg has spent a lot of time thinking and working outside the box. Last week he shared ideas on how you can do it to. This week, he talks about surviving the folks who will laugh at you for stepping out. I’ve watched farmers do the same thing for 40-50 years and all they do […]

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Thinking Outside the Box Can Be Fun and Profitable

By   /  April 22, 2019  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  1 Comment

One of the easiest things to do on the farm is to get in a pattern of doing things the same way. This may go on for days or even years. We seem to get comfortable in a zone and no longer question how we do things during our daily routines around the farm. We […]

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Sharing the Bounty of Spring – Providing Food and Shelter for Wildlife, Whether We Want To or Not

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  4 Comments

This is an exciting time of year here on the ranch. The plants, the animals, and the people are all starting to recover from a difficult winter. Grass is sending up cautious spears to look around and some early forbs are getting busy too. We humans are trying to shift from rubber boots and heavy […]

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Grazing Principles to Start Your Season Off Right

By   /  April 1, 2019  /  Grazing Management, NRCS, Planning  /  No Comments

This 4:53 video from Ranchlands is a great example of how the principles of grass and livestock management are the same, no matter your location or climate. Check it out, and then read on for a list of principles and how to make them work for you. 1. What Are Your Goals? The Ranchlands managers […]

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