Noble Research Institute livestock consultant Robert Wells offers best management practices that can help ranchers survive market- and weather-related disruptions and allow for more profit year-in and year-out.
Noble Rancher Articles
Livestock guardian dogs play a valuable role in protecting small ruminants while they graze. Here are selection and training tips from a specialist in helping ranchers choose and train a successful guardian.
See how a researcher and his family restored soil health, native grasses and diverse forages to abused and neglected land. Today, herds of sheep, goats and now bison continue the process as they graze under regenerative management.
Overgrazing can cause poor forage and livestock production, wildlife habitat loss, soil erosion and other problems.
Weigh the pros and cons of livestock as a tool for soil disturbance on your ranch, and then put the animals to work.
Adding additional species to your ranch’s managed grazing can help use previously ungrazeable acreage and diversify your ranch’s income. Here’s how to do it.
Consider them an input — the tool that allows you to harvest grass.
Adaptive grazing with more than one species of livestock can multiply regenerative benefits, shape your landscape and add income to your operation.
Developing a herd of “regenerative cows” will give you efficiency and help you be profitable while leaving the land better than you found it.
Tips to help you manage your cow herd through a winter blast.