June 24, 2022

14th Annual South Poll Field Day and Cattle Auction

14th Annual 2022 SOUTH POLL FIELD DAY and Cattle Auction TWO DAY EVENT! June 24-25, 2022 Keynote Speakers: Cooper Hurst and Becky Szarzynski Pasture Walk! Breakout Sessions! Connect and network with fellow farmers! Great local food! Early Registration is ONLY $50  for this 2 day event- before June 1! Register at   https://southpollgrasscattle.regfox.com/2022-south-poll-grass-cattle-association-14th-annual-field-day-auction

June 21, 2019

11th Annual South Poll Grass Cattle Field Day and Cattle Auction

Join us on June 21-22, 2019 at Mountain Glen Farm to learn about the South Poll Grass Cattle breed,  get inspired by world renown Joel Salatin and his farming aficionado son Daniel Salatin of Polyface Farm, take a pasture walk with grazing guru Greg Judy, feast upon locally raised 100% grass-fed beef cooked to perfection […]

August 20, 2018

Are Pasture Walks a Waste of Time?

Sometimes it just seems that we are wasting our time having pasture walks. The other day, and as happens on most days, my mind was off on one of its wanderings. I recalled a particular pasture walk that we had hosted a few years ago. The turnout was not very good, in fact it was […]

May 15, 2018

Silvopasturing when Planning for Profit with Livestock

Speaker and farm owner, Joe Orefice, a Cornell Natural Resource Specialist, will be presenting field management techniques as he demonstrates how to evaluate a forested area for timber and as a feed source for livestock.  Participants will be walking with Joe as he identifies plants and trees, and shows how a working silvopasture plan can bring […]

May 7, 2018

Walking the Walk, Talking the Talk: Our 2018 Ranch Walk-About

A lot of folks talk about how non-farmers need to understand where their food comes from and what farming and ranching is all about. Here’s how John Marble is actually doing something about it.

April 24, 2018

Ian Mitchell-Innes Mob Grazing School

Ian Mitchell-Innes has been practicing Holistic Management for 20 years on his ranch in South Africa. He has made mistakes and wishes to share with Ranchers and Farmers how to avoid these costly mistakes He teaches Farmers and Ranchers how to FEED the whole – Grass,Animal,Soil surface,Sub soil,using animals at High and Ultra High Stock […]

January 18, 2016

Protecting Your Forage During and After Drought

Editors’ Note: This article is the first in a series  about managing through and after drought. This one is all about the importance of pasture walks to set yourself up for making the best grazing management decisions by paying attention to the right things, and then thinking about them as you plan. While your vegetation […]

November 3, 2014

Grazing Stockpiled Forage Winter Pasture Walk

Are you tired of feeding hay all winter?  Want to save money and let your herd feed themselves? Join Us at The Bishopp Family Farm to See How To Make It Happen! When: Saturday December 6th from 10am to 2pm Where: Bishopp Family Farm 2809 Route 12-B in Deansboro, N.Y. What: Pasture walk to see […]

July 8, 2013

Knowing Your Site’s Potential Might Save You A Lot of Work

If you manage wide open spaces, you’ll want to know about Ecological Sites, and the process of Rangeland Health Assessments. These tools seem complicated at first, but once you’re walking through your pasture, you realize it’s just a pleasant walk to get to know your pastures and rangeland, so that you can graze them to meet their potential. Thanks to one of our readers for suggesting this topic!

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