check out this amazing workshop on managing cattle, soil health, and local food economies in colorado.
This workshop takes place on October 18th - 19th at Adams State University. It is led by Dr. Allen Williams, a champion of the grass-fed beef industry as well as cutting edge grazing methodology. Dr. Williams helps restore natural soil water retention and reduce runoff, increase land productivity, enhance plant and wildlife biodiversity, and produce […]
Every other Tuesday, High Country News's Laura Jean Schneider publishes a new essay on her experience as new cattle rancher in New Mexico. In her pieces, we've found the most compassionate and insightful commentary on the Malheur Occupation to date, well-articulated thoughts on "The Era of the Landless Agrarian," and scores of compelling personal insights. Schneider and her […]
A forgotten forage grass imported from Europe in the 1800s could soon begin to help boost cattle and dairy production in parts of the Upper Midwest. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in Madison, Wisconsin, recently released the grass for commercial production. The grass, named "Hidden Valley," was discovered on a farmer's shaded hilltop in […]
BEEF CATTLE IMPROVEMENT With Gearld Fry and Mike Scannell Harrier Fields Farm 4116 County Route 21 Schodack Landing, NY 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., September 18-19, 2015 This workshop focuses on improving cattle herds with quality and quantity of meat per acre of grass. Learn how to recognize cattle that will yield 70% meat to bone and […]