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An Ode to White Clover

One of the most unheralded, yet important, plants of agricultural merit is the little White Clover plant. The Irish seem to have understood its importance. 1,357 more words

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Family Cow breeds

The reason why we keep a Jersey is pretty simple. Jerseys are the breed most adapted to small-scale dairying or being a “family cow” because that is how they were kept on the little… 1,013 more words

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Getting Started with Rotational Grazing — Iowa Learning Farms

Considering the transition to rotational grazing? Wondering where exactly to start? Ruminate on the following tips and words of wisdom for getting started with rotational grazing, shared at an Iowa Learning Farms – Whiterock Conservancy joint field day this past week.

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Getting Started with Rotational Grazing

Considering the transition to rotational grazing?  Wondering where exactly to start?  Ruminate on the following tips and words of wisdom for getting started with rotational grazing, shared at an… 328 more words

Starvation is Cruelety

I see this with alarming frequency, particularly with smaller dairy cattle (Jerseys, Gurnesys and Dexters). People who THINK they know how to take care of a diary cow, but really are just abusing (usually starving) them. 516 more words

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The Miracle of Mowing

Mowing is something that should be generally avoided, but can be just the right prescription if weeds or over grown pasture plants are what ails you. 694 more words

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Zanon Lawnmower

I recently purchased a 40″ Zanon lawnmower for my Grillo 110 two-wheeled tractor. It is a very impressive (to me) machine, and it really makes me wonder why they are not more common stateside. 366 more words

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