Tag Archives: Albuquerque New Mexico

Comment Period Extended for Gray Wolf

Arizona Cattle Growers’ Association ACGA formed a coalition of associations and industry partners and sent the following letters (Stakeholder Concerns & Stakeholder Extension) to the USFWS – below is the response. We will keep you updated as this issue progresses. … Continue reading

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Maximizing Spring Green Up Without Destroying Summer Pastures

By Greg Judy  via On Pasture Spring Grass, April 1, Greg and Jan’s Green Pastures Farm. One of the toughest grazing management periods for livestock producers is spring green-up. It offers all kinds of challenging variables. It is hard to … Continue reading

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Managed Grazing – Part 1 of 5 – Introduction to Managed Grazing.

Iowa State University. Ruminant livestock production is extremely important to both the economy and the environment . Using forage crop acres through managed grazing will improve the long-term competitiveness of livestock producers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slaWPxCKB9Y Related articles Cell Grazing: Part I. Introduction … Continue reading

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Managing the Ranch as a Business: The One Square Yard Ranch

By Dr. Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume, President & CEO, Land & Livestock International, Inc. Can you make a living ranching only a square yard? What a ridiculous statement! You say. Well, maybe you can’t feed your family with only one … Continue reading

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Cell Grazing: Part V. How Many Animals?

By Dr. Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume, President & CEO, Land & Livestock International, Inc. Throughout all of this, I have emphasized flexibility. Flexibility in livestock numbers is also very important for a number of reasons. Contrary to popular myth, cell … Continue reading

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Cell Grazing: Part IV. Stock Density vs. Stocking Rate.

By Dr. Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume, President & CEO, Land & Livestock International, Inc.  The difference between stocking rate and stock density is critical to understanding how and why cell grazing works. Stocking Rate is the actual number of animals … Continue reading

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Cell Grazing: Part III. Why More Pastures?

By Dr. Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume, President & CEO, Land & Livestock International, Inc. So what is the actual advantage to a having a greater number of pastures? In one word, the advantage is control–especially control over time and stock … Continue reading

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Cell Grazing: Part II. Range Rest (for those who are really into that sort of thing)

By Dr. Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume, President & CEO, Land & Livestock International, Inc.  The mathematics of range rest: With a given number of pastures, the only way one can increase the time that each is rested is by increasing … Continue reading

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