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Thistle – Wild Weeds

Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Thistle Cirsium sp. & others Thistles are the bane of any pasture owners existence, but they also frequently occur on roadsides, ditchbanks, and forest hiking trails. Thistles are a bi-annual plant, meaning… Read More

Deworming Strategies for Livestock

Cow walking out of squeeze chute

General Remarks Deworming strategies have evolved over the years to accomplish three main goals: -Reduce the chance of developing resistant parasites. -Reduce operational expenses for livestock producers -Reduce the use of drugs in food animals. In most herds,… Read More

Meatless Monday Can’t Change The World

Thought about sticking to Meatless Monday to reduce your carbon foot print? Let’s discuss why there are better options for you to reduce your impact on climate change! How much meat are we eating? According to USDA Supply… Read More

Cattle DO Cause Climate Change

Cattle Do Cause Climate Change But not in the way you might think…. Let’s talk about US Beef production and its impact on our environment, our world, and our future. During their entire life cycle from pasture to… Read More

Ranching: It’s Not Just about the Beef

Cattle ranching has been a pillar in the American community since its founding, but ranching isn’t just about the beef. Nearly 620,000 ranching operations occupy 337 million acres in the US Cattle pastures account for every 1 in… Read More