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Allan Savory: Planned Cattle Grazing Where the Rubber Hits the Road

In this 45-minute video, the Dean of holistic range science – Allan Savory – discusses on-the-ground application of holistic planned grazing. West Texas and New Mexico ranchers will find many helpful insights, observations and suggestions in this wide-ranging discussion of … Continue reading

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Sage grouse review stirs controversy

We know the ranching community, specifically public lands ranchers, have unique challenges and opportunities. This one-size-fits-all approach restricted our ability to play our part in this conservation effort.” One of the keys is increasing ground cover which is accomplished with … Continue reading

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Richard Teague et al. on Benefits of Planned Grazing

Finally, an academic with an open mind. Something is wrong with this picture (sarcasm in case you didn’t notice).  via Chris Gill at the Circle Ranch   Here is peer reviewed, hard science from Texas A&M on the topic of holistic … Continue reading

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Ranches for Free: Birdwell Creek – Planned Grazing

Watching the behavior of 4,000 – 5,000 head of cattle move peacefully from one paddock to another never gets old. It is fascinating. Indeed it is. — jtl, 419   Chris Gill via Circle Ranch Here is a Texas example … Continue reading

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Closer look by NAU finds mixed results for intensive grazing

One of Savory’s points was that the intensive grazing helps the soil store carbon, which would help reverse climate change. But when Johnson and NAU research specialist Aradhana Roberts looked through the scientific literature, they couldn’t find consistent support for … Continue reading

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Actually, Raising Beef Is Good for the Planet

The bovine’s most striking attribute is that it can live on a simple diet of grass, which it forages for itself. And for protecting land, water, soil and climate, there is nothing better than dense grass. As we consider the … Continue reading

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Drilling down on carbon sequestration

New 10-year study looks for a more accurate formula to calculate the carbon-swallowing value of native grass Rule of thumb for determining stocking rate on a ranch going into a planned grazing program from a conventional approach: Take what the … Continue reading

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This Week on the Circle

Holistic Grazing in the Arizona / Sonora Borderlands Cattle are grazed in any spot for 6-hours, followed by 18-months recovery. Read on »             FOLLOW FLYOVER PRESS ON FACEBOOK Check out our WebSite Check out our e-Store … Continue reading

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Video: Circle Ranch High Country

 If you are a Texan, you will understand. If not, sorry boys I just got captured and carried away by the music. I hope you enjoy it and the scenery too. — jtl, 419 Posted by Chris Gill  Pronghorn, Desert … Continue reading

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Utah ranchers forming LLC in innovative grazing plan

 The allotments allow 17,218 AUMS, and the plan is to rest about 20 percent of range annually.    That tells me that this little project will be a catastrophic failure (or marginally successful at best). That is because it tells … Continue reading

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