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Labor Day on the Farm

Labor Day is a great day. It’s a day that you get to take off work, spend with your family, and end the summer on a high note. 582 more words

Grazing Livestock: The New and the Old

We’ve been sick of seeing our poor little pigs penned up lately, so we’re trying to give them a little more space. (Just kidding, they are completely spoiled, but Lucy here likes to pretend that she’s deprived.) 457 more words

August is Reckoning Month

“Most ranchers love their cattle, and hate their grass – it should be the opposite.”  Bud Williams

No truer words were ever spoken.  Been there, done that.  610 more words

Farm Life

common ground

We will be presenting again at the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, PA.  This year we demonstrate methods of using coarse home ground wheat in home baking; we’ll also demonstrate small-scale rotational grazing with portable electric fence.  40 more words

The Daily Grind


And the living is easy.  Or so it is for our alpacas.  They just love the summer because it means they go out to the pastures to graze. 948 more words


We’ve been planting grass this weekend.   It seems a strange thing to do in a season that’s been plentiful with the green stuff.  That may have been why I got eight trays of mixed native grasses going cheap. 884 more words


Getting in touch with your pasture soil

by Troy Bishopp, Madison Co. SWCD/Upper Susquehanna Coalition Grazing Specialist

WHITESVILLE, NY — While many farmers in Allegany and Steuben counties were out mowing hay after a week of severe thunderstorms, dairyman Chris Reinbold was hosting a workshop focused on learning more about soil health practices, biology and monitoring tools to improve his rotationally grazed pastures. 536 more words