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Managing for drought
Publication date: Thursday, 25 June 2009


Eel River delta said to be California’s Napa Valley of grassland agriculture
Publication date: Thursday, 25 June 2009


Sheep prefer Leafy Spurge and Knapweed to grass
Publication date: Thursday, 25 June 2009


Land and cattle are run as separate enterprises at this Flint Hills Ranch
Publication date: Thursday, 25 June 2009


Washington grazier finds Pacific Northwest’s higher costs are offset by customers willing to pay more for happy animals
Publication date: Sunday, 29 March 2009


Buffalo survivors have advice for other niche meat marketers
Publication date: Sunday, 29 March 2009


Pigs clear preference is for white clover
Publication date: Sunday, 29 March 2009


Grass silage produces healthier milk than hay
Publication date: Sunday, 29 March 2009


Colorado rancher says American sheep industry targeting the wrong market
Publication date: Sunday, 29 March 2009


Nebraska dairyman finds organic pays twice as much for no more work
Publication date: Monday, 29 December 2008


A look at Anibal’s personal farm
Publication date: Monday, 29 December 2008


A pretty landscape with sustainable beef production is the primary product of this Virginia mountain ranch
Publication date: Thursday, 25 June 2009


Switch grass beats corn for ethanol production but violates law of return
Publication date: Tuesday, 23 September 2008


Contract pastured poultry production can work but only if you find the right people
Publication date: Tuesday, 23 September 2008


Texas rancher finds meat shipping can be profitable
Publication date: Tuesday, 23 September 2008


Preventing animal health problems is the key to Certified Organic animal health problems
Publication date: Tuesday, 23 September 2008


Banker leaves town job for a full-time career as a grass farmer
Publication date: Saturday, 2 August 2008


Sulla appears to have everything but a guide as to how to graze it
Publication date: Saturday, 2 August 2008


Scientists endorse healthfulness of consuming grassfed meat and dairy products
Publication date: Saturday, 2 August 2008


A rancher’s son pioneers his own grassfed beef business on beautiful Point Reyes Peninsula
Publication date: Friday, 6 June 2008


Eastern gamagrass loves the heat
Publication date: Friday, 6 June 2008


Three-time world champion weight lifter finds new grass farming career to be great fun
Publication date: Friday, 6 June 2008


Marketing: Your best customers are the “Cream of the Crop”
Publication date: Friday, 11 April 2008


Year around grass finishing is possible in the USA
Publication date: Friday, 11 April 2008


Free beef from afternoon paddock shifts
Publication date: Friday, 11 April 2008


Forage self sufficiency key element in whether or not Certified Organic production will be more profitable than conventional
Publication date: Monday, 10 March 2008


Minnesota abattoir said to be the prototype for new age small scale meat packing
Publication date: Monday, 10 March 2008


Unusual flavor of heritage Large Black pigs has gourmands wanting more
Publication date: Monday, 10 March 2008


Flash freezing provides a quality grass fed product while protecting the producer from demand fluctuations
Publication date: Thursday, 31 January 2008


Ten things you need to know about meat goats before you get some
Publication date: Thursday, 31 January 2008


Cage-free eggs gaining popularity but only pastured eggs show nutritional benefits
Publication date: Wednesday, 28 November 2007


A browse based goat dairy offers urbanTexans unique cheeses with a taste of the land
Publication date: Wednesday, 28 November 2007


Grazing dairies economically competitive with confinement operations in Wisconsin
Publication date: Wednesday, 28 November 2007


Joel Salatin finds turkeys to be both pasture friendly and profitable
Publication date: Thursday, 25 October 2007


Iowa organic grazier finally pulls the trigger on too big cows
Publication date: Thursday, 25 October 2007


Tips on using meat goats to control Eastern Red Cedar
Publication date: Thursday, 25 October 2007


Iowa farm family converting from crops to pasture based enterprises
Publication date: Thursday, 13 September 2007


Grassfed beef rekindles South Dakotans’ interest in hamburger pizza
Publication date: Thursday, 25 October 2007


Texas religious community seeks to preserve and teach essential skills of pre-petroleum agriculture
Publication date: Thursday, 25 October 2007


Midwest's unfair grazing advantage is a warm-season annual called corn
Publication date: Thursday, 13 September 2007


Late maturing cattle producing fat cattle that won’t grade
Publication date: Thursday, 25 October 2007


Dual-purpose cattle give small acreage graziers access to two high profit markets
Publication date: Sunday, 5 August 2007


Pastured dairies really shine with higher oil prices
Publication date: Sunday, 5 August 2007


Innovative graziers find year around finishing quality green pasture is indeed possible in Colorado
Publication date: Wednesday, 18 July 2007


Al’s Obs: The Ghost in the Machine
Publication date: Wednesday, 18 July 2007


Canadian immigrant finds the Missouri Ozarks to be a great place for grass dairying
Publication date: Thursday, 7 June 2007


Still no genetic magic bullets for beef tenderness problems
Publication date: Thursday, 7 June 2007


Virginia grazier Joel Salatin finds pigs can profitably create pasture from cut-over forest lands
Publication date: Thursday, 7 June 2007


Al's Obs on holons and business structures
Publication date: Monday, 10 March 2008


North Carolina research indicates managed pig grazing can actually improve hardwood timber stands while producing an artisanal pork product
Publication date: Thursday, 7 June 2007


Goats said to provide biological fire for brush and noxious weed control
Publication date: Thursday, 25 October 2007


Wood ash can substitute for lime and other fertilizer applications
Publication date: Tuesday, 8 May 2007


Massachusetts couple says thirty cows can provide a great living with farmstead cheese
Publication date: Tuesday, 8 May 2007


Summer annuals can help keep animal performance high and produce tender meat
Publication date: Tuesday, 10 April 2007


Nebraska grazier finds free grass not nearly as attractive once you’ve been paid to graze
Publication date: Tuesday, 10 April 2007


A no fence free range goat dairy thrives in the remote wilds of New Mexico
Publication date: Tuesday, 13 March 2007


Canadian grazier finds selling year around grazing management to be a profitable niche
Publication date: Tuesday, 13 March 2007


Texas couple puts profitable French twist into contract grazing business
Publication date: Tuesday, 13 March 2007


Innovative Vermont diner discovers profit in meat processing
Publication date: Tuesday, 20 February 2007


New Hampshire grazier backs into pasture-friendly seedstock production from contract grazing
Publication date: Tuesday, 20 February 2007


Mineral wagon serves as a lead steer for this sand hills grazier
Publication date: Tuesday, 20 February 2007


A checklist of things to consider before going to organic dairying
Publication date: Tuesday, 20 February 2007


Arkansas grazier finds that selling meat like candy overcomes price resistance
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


The lies we tell ourselves
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Running a business is like flying a jet
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


A dramatically different product said key to sales success
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Urban meat consumers found to be turned off by cowboy image
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Market researcher says the time is right for meat products with a health angle
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Utah research finds grazed cows have 300 to 500% more CLA in milk
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Feeding tough meat to the dogs may not be as unprofitable as once thought
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Milk, meat and mow (with buffalo) is the goal of this innovative Nebraska ranch
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Galleys say having a small acreage is no reason for not thinking really big
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Uncertainty is normal in a new industry
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Irish research finds grass silage beef healthier and visually more attractive than corn silage beef
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


The story behind the story of
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Northeast Artisanal Cheesemaker Says Great Cheese Absolutely Requires 100% Grassfed Milk
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


A Change in Calving Season Created Forage Tested Bull Opportunity for Colorado Seedstock Producer
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Northern Ireland Produces a Year Around Supply of Forage-Finished Beef From a Six Month Grazing Season - Here's How
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Colorado Ranch Couple Finds 2003 Drought-Forced Changes Have Resulted in Increased Quality of Life
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


What Does a Good Bull Look Like? Do You Know?
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Tips on Irrigated Pasture Management
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Canadian Grass-Finished Producers Find Local Sales Insulate Them from Export Difficulties
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Michigan grazier finds bacon and eggs go well with grass-finished beef
Publication date: Wednesday, 26 July 2006


Innovative Oklahoman says ranch management is the best job in the world
Publication date: Wednesday, 26 July 2006


Market aggregators are the key to marketing efficiency
Publication date: Wednesday, 26 July 2006


Nebraska grazier trails 1600 head to market to save trucking costs
Publication date: Monday, 12 June 2006


Perceived health benefits very important to consumers of farmstead and specialty cheeses
Publication date: Monday, 12 June 2006


Winter annuals could offer quality winter grazing to midwest
Publication date: Monday, 12 June 2006


Heat and cattle genetics
Publication date: Monday, 12 June 2006


A quick review of popular cool-season annuals
Publication date: Thursday, 25 May 2006


Why you can never stop selling
Publication date: Thursday, 25 May 2006


Non-grain energy supplements said to be best for ruminants
Publication date: Thursday, 25 May 2006


Remote mountain abbey pioneered alfalfa grazing in the 1950s
Publication date: Thursday, 25 May 2006


Flint Hills ranch finds selling service pays better than production
Publication date: Thursday, 25 May 2006


Well fattened animals are more tender for a variety of reasons
Publication date: Thursday, 27 April 2006


Kansas grazier finds ancient grass management techniques still work
Publication date: Thursday, 27 April 2006


Wildlife income complementary to cattle ranching
Publication date: Thursday, 27 April 2006


Starting from scratch may be better than a dairy conversion when going to grass-based dairying
Publication date: Thursday, 27 April 2006


Breeding the grain out and the cream in
Publication date: Thursday, 27 April 2006


The French believe beef from older cows is Choice grade
Publication date: Thursday, 27 April 2006


Salatin-designed pastured egg production system lowers labor costs
Publication date: Thursday, 27 April 2006


Genetic purity said linked to beef tenderness and taste
Publication date: Thursday, 27 April 2006


Small acreages can produce big incomes with irrigation
Publication date: Friday, 31 March 2006


A game plan for niche marketers
Publication date: Friday, 31 March 2006


MiG brings an embarrassing surplus of grass to a Missouri ranch
Publication date: Friday, 31 March 2006


Amish look at low-tech European irrigation
Publication date: Friday, 31 March 2006


A mid-life career change to grass farming has produced no regrets for former business executive
Publication date: Friday, 31 March 2006


Crabgrass a favorite of pastured pigs
Publication date: Friday, 31 March 2006


A maze in maize can amaze you with its profit potential
Publication date: Friday, 31 March 2006


The niche within the niche
Publication date: Wednesday, 1 March 2006


Stueve family plans to give San Francisco market a grass fed alternative
Publication date: Wednesday, 1 March 2006


Walk-through fly trap works well for organic grazier
Publication date: Wednesday, 1 March 2006


Low cost irrigation feasible for small acreage
Publication date: Wednesday, 1 March 2006


Farmstead cheese draws city folk to this Alabama grass farm
Publication date: Wednesday, 1 March 2006


Nebraska grazier returns his farm to its native grass roots
Publication date: Wednesday, 1 March 2006


Got a truck? California offers a year around smorgasbord of grass
Publication date: Wednesday, 1 March 2006


Nevada's Ellison Ranch finds sheep are the only way to graze desert range
Publication date: Wednesday, 1 March 2006


Brassicas offer high energy and high digestibility for both summer and late fall grazing
Publication date: Wednesday, 1 March 2006


Allan's Observations: The good times will eventually end for commodity beef
Publication date: Friday, 10 February 2006


Research attempts to enhance CLA in confinement meat and milk products fall far short of direct grazing
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Getting started in grass farming
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Stress is key element in animal sickness
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Missouri couple gives their secret to living well from a small acreage grassland farm
Publication date: Monday, 30 January 2006


Why grass fed is better than organic
Publication date: Monday, 30 January 2006


Sick of the sea, captain gives up surf for turf on Washington state grass farm
Publication date: Monday, 30 January 2006


Nevadan finds farming microbes more profitable than milking cows
Publication date: Monday, 30 January 2006


Less volume, higher solids...Once-a-day milking looks good for marginal dairy climates
Publication date: Monday, 30 January 2006


South Florida ranches have a $250 advantage in cow-calf costs
Publication date: Monday, 30 January 2006


Portable abattoir is a key to Lakota Tribe's reputation for tender meat
Publication date: Monday, 30 January 2006


Hayless winters and high labor productivity give America's biggest cow-calf ranch an unfair advantage
Publication date: Friday, 6 January 2006


Colorado grazier finds 50 steers a year is a good living
Publication date: Friday, 6 January 2006


Paid to graze...California goat grazier fights fires in fields and forests
Publication date: Friday, 6 January 2006


Patience and silence are major virtues in successful stockherders
Publication date: Friday, 6 January 2006


Spring planted annual ryegrass helps maritime graziers beat the summer slump
Publication date: Tuesday, 3 January 2006


One-man experiment station is attracting attention in Alabama
Publication date: Tuesday, 3 January 2006


It's not weaning but people who make calves sick
Publication date: Tuesday, 3 January 2006


A purposeful grass dairy prototype...born to clone
Publication date: Tuesday, 3 January 2006


Shepherd Farms finds turning grass into buffalo meat is where the real money is
Publication date: Tuesday, 3 January 2006


Overnight success of Northern California grazier only took 20 years to achieve
Publication date: Monday, 19 December 2005


The neutraceutical or health benefits of grass finished meat
Publication date: Monday, 19 December 2005


Sell/buy discipline works well for NE cow-calf grazier
Publication date: Tuesday, 29 November 2005


How to buy a ranch that will pay for itself
Publication date: Tuesday, 29 November 2005


Grass grows grain on this innovative Nevada farm
Publication date: Tuesday, 29 November 2005


Free grazing lambs sold direct liberate Minnesota couple from the commodity rollercoaster
Publication date: Tuesday, 29 November 2005


Fringe benefits from Management intensive Grazing can total $100 an acre
Publication date: Tuesday, 29 November 2005


Grazing helps pine trees grow faster
Publication date: Tuesday, 29 November 2005


Myths and truths about grass finished meat
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


You are what your animals eat
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Contract out wintering said to be a win-win arrangement for both parties
Publication date: Tuesday, 10 January 2006


The secret of ranching for maximum cash flow
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Californian revives family's vaquero ranching heritage
Publication date: Monday, 28 November 2005


Animal diet preferences begin in the womb
Publication date: Monday, 28 November 2005


Low cost irrigation lowers Joel Salatin's pasture production
Publication date: Saturday, 26 November 2005


Junk land put to pasture provides an excellent income for semi-retired farmer
Publication date: Saturday, 26 November 2005


Bruns brothers agree that seasonal and no grain is the only way to dairy in the corn belt
Publication date: Wednesday, 23 November 2005


Finishing cattle in hot summer areas requires summer annuals
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Follower hogs eliminate cattle worming for Gulf Coast grazier
Publication date: Wednesday, 23 November 2005


Guided hunts and custom grazing help Colorado couple make the most from high elevation ranch
Publication date: Wednesday, 23 November 2005


Grain fattening seedstock bulls lowers their fertility
Publication date: Wednesday, 23 November 2005


Nebraska graziers find portable stock water tanks can cut costs dramatically
Publication date: Wednesday, 23 November 2005


New York splash created big waves for this small West Coast grazier
Publication date: Wednesday, 23 November 2005


Two Swiss brothers find ranching cheap and easy the best way to go in the USA
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


Tips on how to make direct-cut vacuum silage
Publication date: Wednesday, 23 November 2005


Island graziers pioneer portable USDA-approved abattoir that could have national impact
Publication date: Wednesday, 23 November 2005


Forage soybeans can help you beat the summer slump in animal performance
Publication date: Wednesday, 23 November 2005


Using crabgrass successfully after winter annual pastures
Publication date: Wednesday, 23 November 2005


Hispanic community offers niche meat marketing opportunities
Publication date: Wednesday, 23 November 2005


Grass finishing lambs in Colorado winter
Publication date: Wednesday, 23 November 2005


Pasture Walks and farm Tours
Publication date: Saturday, 19 November 2005


Drought - what it does and what you can do about it
Publication date: Friday, 16 February 2007


 

 
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