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Putting Dairy Cows Out to Pasture: An Environmental Plus

By   /  July 13, 2015  /  Dairy Cattle, Livestock  /  Comments Off on Putting Dairy Cows Out to Pasture: An Environmental Plus

Editors Note: This article was written by Ann Perry, Agricultural Research Service Information Staff, and comes to us from the ARS’ Agricultural Research Magazine. Every year, a hefty dairy cow tucked away in a snug barn produces more than 20,000 pounds of milk, along with an impressive amount of manure and an array of gases. New modeling work […]

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Twenty years of grazing profitably, inside and outside the box

By   /  March 17, 2014  /  Dairy Cattle, Grazing Management, Livestock  /  3 Comments

Ron Holter is one of the smartest farmers you could meet. He thinks things through to create the life he wants. Now his dairy cows eat no grain, aren’t high producing, and he has time to take a nap just about every day. Here’s how he makes a good living in spite of (or because of) all this.

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Successfully Making the Switch to Pasture-Based Dairying

By   /  March 10, 2014  /  Dairy Cattle, Grazing Management, Planning  /  Comments Off on Successfully Making the Switch to Pasture-Based Dairying

Twenty years ago, two Maryland dairy farmers started grazing when no one around them was doing it. Here’s how it worked for them, and their suggestions for those considering the switch.

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