Tag Archives: Grazing

Grazing fees to drop by 25 percent this year

Fifty percent of the collected grazing fees deposited into the U.S. Treasury are returned to the Range Betterment Fund for on-the-ground range improvement projects. Portions of collected fees are also returned to the states for use in the counties where … Continue reading

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Grazing should be critical piece of lands management

 There is no denying that market forces…have played a role in the decrease of grazing on fed­eral lands. However, instead of mitigating these effects, unresponsive federal policies are making life more difficult for rural Americans — add­ing insult to injury. It’s … Continue reading

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10 best ways to get more cattle on the same pasture

How can you get more cows on the same amount of grass? South Dakota State University specialist has answers for beef producers. Want to go broke real quick? Just follow all ten of these to the letter.  Well, maybe it … Continue reading

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GRASSLANDS ARE HEALTHIEST WHEN THEY ARE GRAZED

by: Heather Smith Thomas via Cattle Today The periodic mowing stimulates new growth, and manure/urine from the grazing animals (and trampling of grass to provide litter) adds the necessary nutrients to the soil to make the grassland more productive.  Throughout … Continue reading

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A Round-Up Of 3 Articles Ranchers Should Read This Week

By: Amanda Radke via BEEF Daily From reaching out to consumers, to sustainability in modern farming, to surviving this cold weather, here are three items ranchers should check out this week. To read more, click here. FOLLOW LAND AND LIVESTOCK … Continue reading

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The Good Lord Giveth, The Federalies Taketh Away

By Rob Nikolewski  via Watchdog.org and American Lands Council “It was barely noticed on Capitol Hill, but the budget deal that just passed both houses of Congress changes the split between the federal government and states when it comes to royalties in oil and gas … Continue reading

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6 Ways To Determine 2014 Pasture Rental Rates

via Beef Producer   If you have a bit of extra pasture to rent out, or are looking for some extra pasture to graze, where’s the best place to start when negotiating a rental? High grain prices of years past have … Continue reading

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Your Grazing Chart – Figuring Animal Needs

By Troy Bishopp  via On Pasture Today, we’re headed to a presentation by Troy, the Grass Whisperer, Bishopp to check out how easy it can be to figure our animal needs so we can create a Planned Grazing Chart that … Continue reading

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Grazing Charts – Working on Your Farm Layout

Always be cautious about “free” (bad) advise. It is usually worth exactly what you pay for it. But, with that said, this seems to be OK.   By Kathy Voth via On Pasture Troy Bishopp, the Grass Whisperer, is taking us through … Continue reading

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Tips For Overcoming Paradigm Lockdown

Usually after giving a talk, a number of people will come to visit with me. I’m still somewhat surprised when some assure me there’s no way my suggestions will work in their environment. “That won’t work on my place.” I … Continue reading

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