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Multi-species Grazing – Diversification Instead of Expansion

By   /  April 13, 2020  /  Beef Cattle, Goats, Livestock, Poultry  /  Comments Off on Multi-species Grazing – Diversification Instead of Expansion

This week, we’re talking a bit about diversification, providing some examples of what it might look for different operations and how folks make the decision to diversify. This example comes to us from Suzanne and George England. We also share a story about the Anderson’s of Whitman, Nebraska who describe how they decide which enterprises […]

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Pasture Walk with Jim Gerrish

By   /  November 1, 2019  /    /  No Comments

Dogwood Farm, owned and operated by Toby and Debby Dulworth since 1977, is located in Ballard County, Kentucky, between the communities of Bandana and Oscar. Dulworth ancestors have farmed in this area since 1897.  Since its beginning, the DWF cow herd has grazed pasture without supplemental grain, expanding from three head in 1964 to about […]

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Greg Judy at Heifer Ranch

By   /  June 15, 2019  /    /  No Comments

About: Join Heifer USA and special guest, Greg Judy, at Heifer Ranch for a very special workshop focused on regenerative livestock management techniques! Cost: $75 (one-day pass) $150-$200 (two-day pass) What’s Included: One-Day Pass (6/15): Session 1: Setting up a profitable grazing operation from scratch Ranch-Raised Lunch Session 2: Grass Finished Livestock Pasture Walk 1 Two-Day Pass (6/15 & 6/16): All […]

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3rd Annual Missouri Sheep & Goat Conference

By   /  October 12, 2018  /    /  No Comments

Come and join us October 12-13 for the 3rd Annual Missouri Sheep & Goat Conference in Columbia, MO! The conference was created to provide educational and networking opportunities to those involved/interested in the sheep and goat industry.  Whether you are thinking about starting a sheep or goat operation, or have been involved in the industry […]

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Turning Soil-Poor Cropland Into Healthy, Profitable Pasture

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  3 Comments

We first shared this video from the Capital Resource Conservation District’s “Soil Health Project,” in July of 2015. In it, Russ Wilson talks about the challenges he faced when he bought a former crop farm that he wanted to use for multi-species grazing. With poor soil, he could barely grow feed for his livestock. But […]

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