Tag Archives: management intensive grazing

Chihuahuan Desert Grasslands of Mexico

This is very near where we lived for a year while I did the research for my PhD dissertation. I love that place and miss it greatly. I’d be there now if we didn’t have so much invested in real … Continue reading

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Rodearing

The Rodear Initiative Rodearing is a lot like sheep herding!  Cattle are naturally gregarious, but need to be “trained” to stay in such close proximity.  This same response to herding should be advantageous in the presence of predators. Here we’re utilizing … Continue reading

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Sex, nutrition, and electric fence

Power fence is the technology that has the potential to help us graze animals for better sustainability of resources, graze areas that were impossible to graze without it, increase profit with more effective grazing, and control animals in a safe … Continue reading

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Using livestock to restore vegetation to arid land

We were blaming too many animals for causing desertification, when it was really too few. Yep, and that is exactly why conventional principles of range management (as taught for decades in university systems all over the world) have done more than … 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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