Tag Archives: Colorado

The art – and science – of forecasting wildfires

This model could eliminate guesswork and predict fire according to geography…Once a fire starts, it gets even trickier. More nonsense from High Country News. The solution is to prevent the fire from starting in the first place. I can eliminate … Continue reading

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Is The Land-Grant System Meeting The Needs Of Producers?

  Additionally, funding of research from within the industry or via state sources has been declining. As a result, much of the research today is being funded by large grants that are devoted to federal government priorities. And that, friends … Continue reading

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Setting Up an Intensive Grazing System That Works – Pasture Recovery Periods

By Dave Scott  via On Pasture Regardless of your irrigation status, you’ll find great tips here on improving spring pastures, getting more forage with less nitrogen, adding legumes and preventing and reducing parasite problems. Pasture Recovery Period Considerations or “Building the … Continue reading

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Public lands at the forefront in San Juan County at four public meetings

You folks in Utah and Colorado still have time to respond. — jtl via the San Juan Record Public lands continue to draw attention in San Juan County. A series of public meetings in October will allow local residents to … Continue reading

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Ecologists Turn To Planned Grazing To Revive Grassland Soil

If you are one of those who foot the bill — a private rancher operating on your own land with your own money–you need to adopt planned grazing. And, you also need to be very, very leery of The Nature Conservancy. … Continue reading

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Environmental Capitalist: Q&A with PERC Enviropreneur Jeremy Gingerich

Gingerich is the ranch manager of Banded Peak Ranch in Colorado and a 2012 PERC Enviropreneur Institute alum. We sat down with Jeremy last year to discuss his experience at the Enviropreneur Institute and find out how creative conservation strategies … Continue reading

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The failed policies of our federally managed lands has created a tinderbox across the west

From: The American Lands Council Welcome to the middle of summer, with BBQs, campouts, and unfortunately, record-breaking forest fires. As we have repeatedly stressed, the failed policies of our federally managed lands has created a tinderbox across the west.  For … Continue reading

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Why? Why the difference?

via The American Lands Council After more than a year of travelling the United States and educating thousands on the Transfer of Public Lands legislation, we never cease to be amazed at how many people just assume that the states have … Continue reading

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For The Sake Of Energy, Watch Cattle Graze Seedheads First

Be careful with this. It smacks of someone taking something as old as the hills and repackaging it as something new. Cattle select just like they always have and just like humans do–for palatability. Happily there is a strong correlation between … Continue reading

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Dr. Noffsinger, The Cattle Whisperer

When cattle in a herd are not eating, Dr. Tom Noffsinger joins them in the pen for a day, with the goal of leading them to food and water.  Location, Eastern Colorado

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