October 20, 2020

Cow Depreciation: How to Calculate it, and What you Can Do About It

Following on from Gaining Economic Leverage from Planned Grazing, we’ve put together another beautiful partnership to help you gain better control of your grazing management. Join us for the next RMC X MaiaGrazing online class, featuring RMC‘s CEO Dallas Mount. SAVE YOUR SEAT Speaker: Dallas Mount, RMC Host: Col Feilen, MaiaGrazing When: Tue 20th OCT […]

September 14, 2020

A Very Helpful Grazing Systems Planning Guide

From our September 2014 issue, here’s a guide that is still very valuable. Pictures and simple tables – that’s what I like in a book, especially if they illustrate what the author is trying to explain in a way that cuts to the chase. If you like that too, you’ll really appreciate this Grazing Systems […]

June 15, 2020

Sieben Live Stock Company – Success Through Working With Mother Nature

If you get lost in the beauty of this video, I don’t blame you. There’s spectacular western scenery, cowboys on horseback, wildlife, and shining cattle trailing across broad green pastures. But there’s a serious message here, too – one about the importance of understanding mother nature and working with her to create all this beauty. […]

June 8, 2020

Grazing for Soil Health

Thanks to the folks with NRCS’s “Unlock the Secrets of Soil Health” for their part in developing this article. The abandoned cotton farm Terry and Deborah Chandler purchased was in need of a lot of care. The fields were  highly eroded, and the top soil was absent. Rebuilding soil health was the first thing on […]

May 25, 2020

Reducing Pasture Rest Days Is Expensive

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 […]

May 25, 2020

Fences Grow More Grass

Shannon Carmichael thought her husband Bart was crazy when he started fencing the ranch first to half sections and then to quarter sections. “This is not how things are supposed to be done. We ride out, we gather, we calve cattle.” But as the pasture sizes began shrinking, she realized that there was a lot […]

May 25, 2020

There Are Many Ways to Solar Graze

Our last article offered a definition of solar grazing and a basic outline of what’s involved. Now we’ll cover a little more detail about different ways to get into solar grazing, including as an independent contractor, leasing out your flock to a solar site manager, or as an employee of a solar company. I’ll also […]

May 4, 2020

Rotational Grazing System Increases Profit and Resilience

“With rotational grazing, what really turned me onto it and got me into it was, honestly, the economic value of it, obviously in dollar signs. I was thinking, “Oh, if we do rotational grazing I automatically should be able to put so many more pairs on a piece of pasture. That’s true to a certain […]

April 13, 2020

Can We Graze Now?

  Yes, there is green grass. Yes, both you and the livestock are more than eager to utilize it. Yes, you both should wait before grazing it. It is one of the hardest times of the season for some people, me included. We are tired of mud and tired of feeding hay. There is an […]

March 16, 2020

Linger Grazing- Brussels, Ontario

Gearing up for another great Grazing Meeting. This years topic is Linger Grazing with Troy Bishopp, The Grass Whisperer! Troy is a well seasoned Grass Farmer from New York and a conservation professional at Madison County. The meeting will be held March 16, 2020 at BM&G Community Centre in Brussels, Ontario.  Hosted by Brussels Agri […]

February 10, 2020

How a Blue Ridge Farmer Set Up His Rotational Grazing System

John Fant, Colonel, US Army (Ret), returned to southwest Virginia in 2013 to resume daily operations and management of the family farm. In this 6:52 video, John describes how he assessed the farm’s resources and then developed and implemented a plan that would improve water quality, and soil and animal health. What he found was […]

January 30, 2020

MaiaGrazing Scholars Webinar – Grazing Management for Targeted Animal Performance

Register at: https://www.maiagrazing.com/maiagrazing-scholars-webinar/ Date & Time: JAN 30, 6:00pm MST (US & Canada) Grazing Management for Targeted Animal Performance Jim Gerrish – American GrazingLands Services Grazing management to achieve a particular level of animal performance starts with understanding the nutritional needs of different livestock classes and what nutrients can be provided from a particular type […]

November 27, 2019

The Wool Growing Data Dive – Unlocking Opportunities to Improve ROI

Join us for the wool growing data dive webinar featuring Bart Davidson Wednesday Nov 27th, 2019 6:00pm (US & Canada – CST) Thursday Nov 28th, 2019 11:00am (AU – AEDT) REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR – LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE What will be covered The Wool Growing Data Dive – Unlocking Opportunities to Improve ROI Bart Davidson […]

November 20, 2019

MaiaGrazing Scholars Webinar Featuring Jim Gerrish & Bart Davidson

What the speakers will cover Creating Excellent Pasture from the Soil Up Jim Gerrish – American GrazingLands Services Excellent pasture is high in energy, adequate in protein, mineral rich, diverse, palatable, and durable. The foundation for creating excellent pasture is living, biologically active soil. Current research and producer experience is showing there is a much […]

November 1, 2019

Pasture Walk with Jim Gerrish

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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