2015 Archive

Key Concepts Regarding Prescribed Fire

Fire is an important process in the ecology of most native plant and animal communities, especially in uplands. Most plant and animal communities in the Great Plains and eastern forests evolved with...

A visit with One Acre Fund

Monday I headed to Kamuli, a district northeast of Kampala to visit the One Acre Fund office and research farms.

Just kidding around

What a fun week I had at the goat farm. ... I not only got to learn how to milk a goat and a cow, I also got to see three kids born this week!

Agriculture on the road

This week I got to see a lot of different agricultural activities in Uganda.

Happy birthday, Uganda!

As I write this post, the rain is really coming down ... It is a blessing to all the farms and a good thing for me too.

Waiting for the rain

The fields have been planted, and now Uganda is waiting for the rain to come.

Skid-steer loaders can improve ranch efficiency

There are several things to consider before purchasing a skid steer.

Common white-tailed deer misconceptions affect views

There is a plethora of misinformation about white-tailed deer biology and management.

Buying known bull genetics adds value

One of the most important management decisions for a cattle operation is what bull to buy.

Proper management promotes fall, winter grazing

The problem we encounter with fall and winter grazing of perennial forages is forage quality availability vs. forage availability.