November 7, 2017

Studies of Effects of Grazing on Carbon Sequestration

Here are articles associated with our series on grazing and carbon sequestration. Many are publicly available, so we’ve provided the full paper for you to download. For those not publicly available we’ve provided links to abstracts. As we add articles to this series, we’ll be adding the papers associated with that new topic in the […]

June 16, 2017

Getting to Know Your Soils

Your soils are the foundation of your success. So knowing a little bit about them is a good way to adjust your management to make the most of what you’ve got. Let’s start with this great tool from the Natural Resources Conservation Service: the Web Soil Survey. It’s the largest soil data base in the […]

June 15, 2017

Should You Keyline Plow?

Keyline plowing has been promoted here in the United States as a tool for creating topsoil, improving water penetration and holding in soils, and a means of sequestering carbon. Yet there is very little research and no data showing these results. Here’s what we do and don’t know about it. As always, if you’ve got […]

May 22, 2017

Body Condition Scoring

Here’s Body Condition Scoring for beef cattle and goats and a piece telling you how to tell when your lamb is finished. We’ll be adding dairy cows soon! How to Body Condition Score Your Beef Herd Is Your Beef Finished? Use Frame and Body Condition Score to Find Out Skinny Cows? Use Body Condition Scoring […]

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