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How to Turn Wooded Sites into Silvopastures (Pastures With Trees!)

By   /  June 22, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

Lately folks have been asking for input on how to create pasture from overgrown wood/brush areas. From June of 2017, Brett Chedzoy has your recipe for success. Throughout most humid regions of the US, the landscape is dotted with old farm fields and pastures that today grow trees and shrubs.  In some cases, there are […]

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How to Figure Out How Big Your Pasture Should Be

By   /  June 15, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

From June of 2013, here’s a timely article for those of you wondering “Is my pasture the right size?” While Sarah’s video targets dairy graziers, anyone raising livestock on pasture can benefit from spending 5 minutes watching. You’ll learn how to do the quick and easy math to figure out how big your pastures should […]

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Portable Water That Moves With the Herd

By   /  June 8, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

If there’s no water in a pasture, it doesn’t matter how much grass it has. Here are examples from your fellow farmers and ranchers of how they put water where they needed it, drawn from a 2014 issue of On Pasture. Getting water to livestock in pasture can be a challenge and farmers and ranchers […]

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Is Your Grazing Management Making a Difference? The Photos Show!

By   /  June 1, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

Our memories are fickle things, sometimes only remembering the best, other times only the worst, and sometimes nothing at all. From June of 2017, here’s a way to improve your memory and mark the progress you’re making in improving your pastures. Would you like to have concrete proof of your management successes? Would you like […]

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Reducing Pasture Rest Days Is Expensive

By   /  May 25, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

From June of 2018, the breakdown of how much just a couple days less rest could cost. We all know that giving our pastures enough time to recover before grazing them again is critical to our success. But what may be news is how big the impact of just a few days less of recovery […]

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