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  • grazing tips
    Aug 21, 2014
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    3 Ways To Improve Next Year’s Grazing Today 2

    If you have extra grass at this point in the summer grazing season, there are ways to improve next year’s grazing through better management practices. Bruce Anderson, UNL Extension forage specialist, offers three tips to improve next year’s grazing today....More
  • 5 ways cattle improve environment
    Jul 24, 2014
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    5 Ways Cattle Help The Environment 6

    A recent article suggests that going meatless will help the planet. However, this myth doesn’t have much meat on its bones. Cattle can help improve the planet in many ways. Here are five resources that prove cattle were “green” long before green was cool....More
  • soil health is important for your cowherd
    Jun 27, 2014
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    Soil Health Comes First, Then Grass & Livestock 1

    In recent columns, I’ve touched on the following topics: • Empowered People, because everything in our businesses happens because of and through people – usually those closest to the business, land and livestock....More
  • Jun 23, 2014
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    Better Forage For Cows & Calves Through Proactive Blackberry And Thistle Control

    Proactive management of forage to control unwanted thistle and blackberry can increase the value of the forage and promote healthier cows and calves....More
  • pasture turnout tips for cattlemen
    Jun 11, 2014
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    Time For Pasture Turnout! PLUS: 7 Resources For Grazing Success

    With cow-calf pairs out on pasture, here are seven resources for grazing success....More
  • May 13, 2014
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    5 Tips For Grazing Oat Pastures This Spring 1

    Oats can offer a high-quality grazing option for spring and early summer, but getting the most out of this forage can be tricky. I’ve rounded up 10 tips for taking advantage of this grazing option this spring....More
  • Apr 30, 2014
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    3 Tips For Stalking And Stopping The Wily Musk Thistle 1

    I spent many summers of my youth chopping down the wily musk thistle. Still, when it came time to make flowers for my wedding in 2010, I found the fake thistles at Hobby Lobby to be very charming additions to my wedding bouquet, which I made myself. I remember my grandpa -- a lifelong rancher -- commenting on the big day, “Amanda, do you know you have weeds in your bouquet?”...More
  • Apr 2, 2014
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    Yes, It’s True: Cattle Grazing Can Reverse Desertification 14

    On Monday, my blog in response to NPR’s article blaming cattle grazing on the degradation of the environment and declining wildlife populations stirred up a lot of conversation. Many readers commented that while the content I provided to counter the misinformation presented in the article was good and valid, it wasn’t going to reach the masses like the NPR piece did....More
  • Mar 19, 2014
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    NEW Poll Asks How Your Forages Are Looking For Spring 4

    Yesterday, we received a couple of inches of snow in a weird blizzard that was pocketed between very warm spring days here in South Dakota. I must say that while I’m a little annoyed that winter wants to stick around, I welcome the moisture as it’s been a very cold, dry winter for us so far....More
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    2014 BEEF Fencing Guide

    Pallet Forks For John Deere Loaders Two pallet fork models are designed for John Deere H480 loaders with Global Series II tool carrier. Ideal for producers looking to improve productivity. Both models are rated at 7,500 lbs....More

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