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  • 2017
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What Every Young Family Farmer Should Know

The 2012 Census of Agriculture compiled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service revealed some shocking (and maybe not so shocking) truths: farmers and ranchers...
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  • 2016
  • Winter

Thank Ag for Picnics

Agriculture plays a major role in all aspects of our lives. It's more than just the food we eat. Take the typical all-American picnic basket. It is filled with fruit, sandwiches and homemade dessert...
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  • 2017
  • June

Generational Flow: Replacing Farmers and Ranchers in the Family Farm

How to pass along a farming operation is a primary question farmers and ranchers think about from the time they take over from their family or start a new operation with the hope of growing...
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  • 2011
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Choose Your Agricultural Enterprise

Individuals new to agriculture often seek direction on how they should get started with their agricultural business. As a consultant, I interpret this to mean that someone needs help developing a checklist of steps to take in order to achieve a defined goal.
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  • 2011
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Be Prepared for Winter Weather

Stocker cattle producers have many challenges to manage: animal health, increasing costs of inputs and fluctuating cattle prices. However, one of the most difficult challenges may be Mother Nature.
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  • 2016
  • May

Research shows economics of pasture conversion

Benefits of nativegrass mixtures on the Southern Great Plains have increased interest in effective methods of converting improved pastureland areas to nativegrass pastures.
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  • 2017
  • March

How Often Should You Conduct Prescribed Burns?

There are many reasons why property owners use prescribed fire. The most common reasons are brush management, wildlife habitat management and forage improvement for livestock. Since the effects of...
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  • 2017
  • April

What the Produce Safety Rule Means for Growers

The consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables has been recognized for generations as a component of healthy living. However, consuming fresh produce can sometimes make healthy people sick. According...
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  • 2017
  • April

Top 10 Traits of a Successful Grazing Land Manager

According to recent data, the number of people moving to Southern Great Plains states like Texas is more than 1,400 per day. Private lands in the U.S. are undergoing significant changes. For example,...