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I’ve Got This Weed In My Pasture. What Does It Tell Me About My Soil?

By   /  June 7, 2021  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil, Weeds  /  1 Comment

Can weeds tell you about soil health issues? Well, yes and no. I’ve got a lot of experience with weeds since I’ve spent the last 17 years teaching cattle, sheep, goats and bison to eat them under all kinds of soil conditions and all kinds of landscapes. My observation is that spotted knapweed does well […]

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Can Cattle Eat Leafy Spurge?

By   /  May 31, 2021  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Weeds  /  1 Comment

Some time ago, I got this email from Jamie in Nebraska: Dear Kathy, I am interested in your way of controlling leafy spurge with cattle, however, I was informed that leafy spurge was toxic to cattle. I guess my question is how much can they eat before they become sick? I have a 600 acre […]

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Weeds Are NOT the Problem!

By   /  May 31, 2021  /  Pasture Health, The Classic by NatGLC, Weeds  /  3 Comments

In the last few weeks I have attended a couple of field day, farm tour type of affairs. To my knowledge none of them were sponsored by any of the chemical companies directly, but listening to the folks putting on these things you could very easily believe were in the employ of these companies. At […]

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Have You Discovered the Benefits of Canada Thistle?

By   /  April 5, 2021  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Weeds  /  Comments Off on Have You Discovered the Benefits of Canada Thistle?

I have a different feeling about weeds than most people. That’s because I’ve turned them into forage. Read on for the benefits of one of my favorite forages – Canada thistle. In 2004, I developed a simple method for teaching cows and other  livestock to eat weeds. It takes just eight hours spread over seven […]

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Start Your 2021 Grazing Season With 43% More Forage

By   /  December 21, 2020  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Weeds  /  Comments Off on Start Your 2021 Grazing Season With 43% More Forage

I’ve been teaching cows to eat weeds since 2004. Over the years since I first developed the training method, I’ve trained over 1,000 cattle, some flocks of sheep and goats, and even some of Ted Turner’s bison. The method is simple, takes just 8 hours spread over 10 days, and anyone can do it. Weed-eating […]

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