Livestock

2019 Archive

Direction Over Perfection

Regenerating the land is achievable, but it is not a recipe. It starts with a belief that soil, water, plant, animal and human are all connected, meaning every decision must work with this natural rhythm and not in spite of it.

Why are Cattle Essential to the Land?

Beef is not just for dinner. It’s for the benefit of the earth.

Top 12 Things to Consider Before Building a Cattle Handling Facility

Properly designed and thought-out facilities will be safe for the producer and animal and will allow for cattle to be easily worked in a timely fashion.

Knowing Your Ranch Can Promote Accuracy in Estimating Grazeable Acres

While mapping software and aerial images help analyze grazeable acres, a Noble Research Institute grazing study shows there’s no substitute for knowing your ranch at ground level.

Why Ecosystems and Their Management Are the Essence of Land Stewardship

The more we use systems thinking in land stewardship, the more we reduce unintended consequences of management decisions on soil health and ecosystem services.

Getting Back To Cattle

Joe and Jeannie Dobson return to their roots to enjoy the family land after years of city life.

It Takes Confidence

Dave Wingo turns a hobby into an integral part of his farming and ranching operations.

Giving To The Land

Chuck Coffey uses prescribed fire to boost the land’s health and ability to support beef cattle.

The Road To Retirement

Brent and Sheri Kuehny begin building a cow herd in order to better achieve their goals.

For the Future

Meredith Ellis holds a deep appreciation for the ranch and its role in society.

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