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Ghee and its uses

There are many good tutorials on how to make Ghee from butter out there. It is a pretty straightforward process.

What is not commonly appreciated is the utility of Ghee and its importance to the small scale farmer or homesteader. 248 more words


Smorgasbord Posts from My Archives

This series shares some of the jobs I have turned my hand to over that fifty years, and some were very odd. Not many have sat at a table between two teams of champion dairy cows, selling bull semen… 27 more words


Colin and his dog

It was May 2017, and we were walking near Morwenstow (on the Devon/Cornwall border). There were four of us, and we had our large Estrela Mountain Dog on a lead. 285 more words

Near-miss Stories

Compost Bedded Pack Barns

An expert in dairy systems, Jeffrey Bewley holds a master’s degree in dairy science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a doctorate of philosophy in animal sciences from Purdue University. 142 more words

Jeffrey Bewley

Minimizing Heat Stress in Cattle

Jeffrey Bewley has taken a position as the support manager for BoviSync, which markets software for managing cattle herds. In his previous role in academia, Jeffrey Bewley researched a variety of bovine-related topics, such as controlling heat stress in cows.  237 more words

Jeffrey Bewley

From Corn Fields to Pastures

A process we undertook a few years ago, which is considered challenging by some, was to convert a continuous cornfield into a pasture/hayfield.

There are certain challenges to be appreciated here. 1,758 more words


It's Cold!

It has been very cold lately. Usually it never even gets this cold at any point in the winter. It’s already made it to negative 6 degrees F here. 398 more words

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