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Soil Health Labs
40 Unlock Year-Round Grazing through Common Sense Forage Plans

Soil Health Labs

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 57:16


In this, our second chat with Bart Carmichael, rancher out of Faith SD, we quizzed Bart on his approach to year-round grazing where Bart walks us through why he aims to graze year-round, what he does to make this possible and what benefits he sees from this practice. Given the dry conditions experienced at the time of the podcast, the conversation also turned to drought; Bart is always planning for drought he agrees with fellow rancher Pat Guptill who says (paraphrased) “when we call it a drought plan, we get scared, a drought plan is nothing other than a forage plan”. We discussed a very interesting innovation with Bart, namely destocking without selling off his herd – how does that work? Find out in the podcast. Keep in mind that to be able to support year-round grazing, land needs good management, one of the keys to Adaptive Grazing management is long rest time coupled with high stocking densities. We highlight a quote from Bart in the first 30 seconds of the podcast where he says “I figured up last fall that 99% of my land that I'm in control of is in rest. You know, we're only ever on like 1% of it at any given time. So that way there's always something there and we graze it once and then give it plenty of time to recover and send down the roots and build up soil, and once the soi temperature is up, it's ready to grow grass...[even] in a drought”. More about Bart: Bart Carmichael and his wife Shannon run the Wedge Tent Ranch (https://www.wedgetentranch.com/) seed stock operation with their family just north of Faith, SD. Bart is also an educator at heart and is extremely active in the SD Grassland Coalition (see https://sdgrass.org/ ) . For more information from our sponsor, the USDA-NRCS in South Dakota please visit https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/sd/

Pasture and Forage Minute
Grazing for Interseeding

Pasture and Forage Minute

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 2:04


Organic Wine Podcast
Kelly Mulville - Regenerative Grazing-Based Viticulture at Paicines Ranch

Organic Wine Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 88:01


Kelly Mulville's life has been guided by an awe and respect for the natural world and a deep appreciation for its beauty. This led him to want to learn how to farm in a way that protected or enhanced the natural world, and made him a better listener and observer of what made ecosystems work. Through his years of farming he has attempted to answer the question of how we can turn agriculture from one of the most destructive forces on the planet into the method we can use to repair that damage and restore biodiversity and health to ecosystems? Kelly's journey has led him to test various kinds of grazing-based viticulture in many contexts throughout the west and south-west US, and to ultimately build a vineyard system that incorporates animals year round in central California at Paicines Ranch. The work he is doing is laying the foundation for what I think will be the future of viticulture, and Kelly lays out the vision and principles that guide it. Kelly is working with vinifera that he basically doesn't have to spray because of the system he has implemented and his attention to soil health, biodiversity, and amazing new findings around SAP brix analysis that is revolutionizing our understanding of how we can prevent insect pest issues. We get into the details of the Watson trellising system he uses now to create a kind of vine forest rather than a vineyard, as well as how to potentially integrate sheep year round into an existing VSP trellis system, ground squirrel management, the ecology of birds in viticultural and agricultural systems, and the amazing return of an endangered species for which his vineyard is helping to provide desirable habitat. If you haven't heard of Kelly Mulville, or the work he's doing at Paicines Ranch, this is potentially revolutionary stuff. I could not be more impressed with Kelly's humble, passionate, and compassionate approach to viticulture. He grounds everything he does in science and real, detailed data, because he sees everything he has accomplished so far as just the beginning, and he wants others to be able to learn from and build upon this work to do even better. https://paicinesranch.com/ Sponsor: https://www.centralaswine.com/

The Shepherdess
HOW TO BUILD PASTURE FROM ZERO | Row Crop to Grazing Land with Black Swamp Cattle

The Shepherdess

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 47:25


BEFORE AND AFTER PICSSmall Farmer Virtual MeetupBuy me a CoffeeIn this episode I talk to Ethon at Black Swamp Cattle about how he took his family's worn out row crop land and converted it into fertile grazing land for a small cow-calf operation.I hope you enjoy the episode!the ShepherdessSupport the show

Land & Livestock Report
Deadline Extended for Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative Cooperative Agreements

Land & Livestock Report

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022


Deadline Extended for Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative Cooperative Agreements

The Farmers Weekly Podcast
Arson attacks on farms – what can be done? Livestock farmers face grazing and forage shortage, market prices, focus on sheep sales, John Deere and agri-technology, & Britain's Fittest Farmer

The Farmers Weekly Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 50:23


In this episode,  arson attacks on farms are on the increase – with culprits torching straw stacks and property  going up in smoke.The cost is immense, with damage often totalling tens or hundreds of thousands of pounds and farmers concerned for their livelihoods.So what can be done?We examine the winter outlook for drought-hit livestock farmers, who are facing shortages of grazing and forage.We look at why one of the world's biggest farm machinery manufacturers wants to change into an agri-tech company.We've all the latest market prices, with a special focus on sheep sales.And we meet the couple battling it out to become Britain's Fittest Farmer.This episode of the Farmers Weekly Podcast is hosted by Johann Tasker, Hugh Broom and Charlotte Cunningham, with additional reporting by Michael Priestley.

Dirt Rich
Revisited: AMPed for Grazing

Dirt Rich

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 40:58


Following Dirt Rich's previous episode, 57: Fundamentals of Adaptive Grazing with Jonathan Kilpatrick, we thought it would be a great time to revisit our conversation on Adaptive Multi-Paddock grazing with Jared Luhman and Doug Voss.   If you enjoy Dirt Rich, consider supporting our work by becoming a member of SFA or donating at www.sfa-mn.org. ---------------------------------- Over the years of establishing and fine-tuning their management systems, grazing has become absolutely key in both Luhman's and Voss' cattle and dairy operations. Beyond rotational grazing, Adaptive Multi-Paddock grazing (or AMP) has improved the ecology of their farms--not to mention saved the time, energy, and expense of hauling around feed and other off-farm inputs--by modeling their grazing systems after the natural movement of wildlife across landscapes. “There's no substitute for what comes out the back of a cow or small ruminant,” Doug jokes. Doug hasn't used any off-farm inputs for years, and yet his yields continue to increase. The adaptive part of AMP is quintessential: not only is a successful grazing plan going to be unique and flexible to the context of a piece of land, but to the conditions that may come to pass during the season, be it a change in rainfall or a family wedding you need a couple days to travel to. The number of variables to consider may be daunting, but as Doug reminds us, creating an adaptive grazing plan is more of a journey than a destination. In the interview, he shares some advice for those looking to start to graze as well as those looking to improve their management, covering fencing, watering systems, rest periods, and examples from Voss Farms. The payoff is worth it. AMP grazing has brought Doug great peace of mind and more predictable income: “I have far fewer challenges where I'm not going to be productive or profitable on an acre of ground than I've ever had before.”  Whether you own a herd or land, there are a lot of good resources to help you get livestock applied appropriately to your land: SFA Soil Health resources SFA Silvopasture resources Technical Assistance Program for Graziers Nourishment by Fred Provenza  SFA also offers technical assistance to farmers, with priority given to SFA members. Doug Voss, Grazing Lead, Sustainable Farming Association, doug@sfa-mn.org Jared Luhman, Soil Health Lead, Sustainable Farming Association, jared@sfa-mn.org   Originally released March 17, 2021   The viewpoints of the speakers expressed within or outside of this episode do not necessarily reflect the goals and mission of SFA. Dirt Rich is produced by the Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota.

Grazing
Episode 55: Tin-7 Barn

Grazing

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 47:09


In today's episode, we sat down with Thad and Stephanie Dorris, owners of The Tin-7 Barn. The couple reclaims barn wood to create miniature smoking tobacco barns reminiscent of the ones you'll see in the Robertson County area. Don't miss this smoking cool episode of Grazing!

The Dairy Edge
Let's Talk Dairy Bonus Episode: Current grazing conditions and advice

The Dairy Edge

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 38:53


For this week's podcast version of the Let's Talk Dairy webinar series, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist, was joined by Teagasc's John McCabe and John Douglas, Teagasc Grass10 Advisor to get an update on the current grazing conditions as well as an insight into the latest advice for farmers. To register for future Let's Talk Dairy webinars go to:https://www.teagasc.ie/corporate-events/lets-talk-dairy/ For more episodes from the Dairy Edge podcast go to the show page at:https://www.teagasc.ie/animals/dairy/the-dairy-edge-podcast/

Pasture and Forage Minute
Grazing High Nitrate Cornstalks

Pasture and Forage Minute

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 2:17


Farming Today
15/09/22 Organic Milk, Rare Breed Goats, Grazing to Arable

Farming Today

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 12:59


There are fears Organic dairy farmers will leave the sector as they say the rising cost of production isn't being reflected in the price they're paid for their milk. Since the cost of production has risen, farmers have been getting much higher prices for dairy, but some who run Organic productions say their margins have risen even more - and that is not being taken into account. A new study suggests converting livestock farms into arable could see regular crops fail to grow. The study from Rothamsted Research and SRUC looked at land in the South West of England to see what might happen as society shifts towards more plant-based diets. And as we continue our week talking about goats, our reporter visits farmer Nicola Knott, who has developed a business selling rare types of goats for breeding. Presented by Charlotte Smith Produced in Bristol by Natalie Donovan

The Climate Daily
Climate Change Champs-- Lexie Hain & Lewis Fox, American Solar Grazing Association, Energy Villages?

The Climate Daily

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 7:46


Farming the Countryside with Andrew McCrea
FTC Episode 213: Using Cover Crops in a Grazing System/Seed Selection Update

Farming the Countryside with Andrew McCrea

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 25:49


We hear plenty about cover crops these days, but could you use them in conjunction with a cow/calf or stocker cattle operation? Christopher Hudson is taking advantage of the opportunities he see with cover crops, both for his farm fields and his grazing ground. Plus we look ahead to selecting seed for the 2023 season.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Dairy Edge
Reviewing the grassland situation and advice for the remainder of the grazing season

The Dairy Edge

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 25:55


Grass10 advisor, Joseph Dunphy, joins Emma-Louise Coffey on this week's Dairy Edge podcast to review the grassland situation on dairy farms and provides advice for the remainder of the grazing season. Joseph explains that, depending on the level of rainfall during July and August, the average farm cover and consequently, grass availability, is completely variable; some farms are on a predominantly grass-based diet with low levels of concentrate supplement while others are feeding a silage and concentrate diet with a small proportion of grazed grass. Joseph recommends that farmers monitor grass, set the farm up for a 30-day rotation and where farm cover remains below target, supplement to fill the deficit. Podcast survey: In order to understand the aspects of podcasts which are most appealing and beneficial to you the listener, it would be appreciated if you could take 3-4 minutes to complete the following survey to give your feedback:  https://forms.office.com/r/mDZTE9zPy4 For more episodes from the Dairy Edge podcast go to the show page at: https://www.teagasc.ie/animals/dairy/the-dairy-edge-podcast/ The Dairy Edge is a co-production with LastCastMedia.com 

AJ Daily
9-8-22 CAB Insider: corn basis factors; AFBF supports advancement of Doug McKalip for chief agricultural negotiator; NCBA urges Senate committee to pass Livestock Regulatory Protection Act; drought recovery forage options

AJ Daily

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 4:49 Transcription Available


9-8-22 AJ DailyCAB Insider: Corn Basis FactorsAdapted from an article by Paul Dykstra, Certified Angus Beef LLC AFBF Supports Advancement of Doug McKalip for Chief Agricultural Negotiator Adapted from a release by the American Farm Bureau Federation NCBA Urges Senate Committee to Pass Livestock Regulatory Protection Act Adapted from a release by the National Cattlemen's Beef Association Drought Recovery Forage Options Adapted from a release by the University of Missouri Extension Compiled by Paige Nelson, field editor, Angus Journal.  For more Angus news, visit angusjournal.net. 

RealAgriculture's Podcasts
Managing prolonged drought with alternative grazing and cattle movement

RealAgriculture's Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 4:51


Drought can be an unavoidable issue in some areas which can require cattle producers to make some tough decisions, especially when excessively dry conditions persist for years at at a time with little to no relief. This topic is one well researched by Dr. Bart Lardner, professor at the University of Saskatchewan, and he says... Read More

ATTRA - Sustainable Agriculture
Episode 270. Grazing with Wildlife in Mind. Part 2

ATTRA - Sustainable Agriculture

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 41:58


This episode of Voices from the Field continues a conversation between Dr. Sam Fuhlendorf of Oklahoma State University and NCAT Grazing Specialist Linda Poole about using grazing to bolster, rather than unintentionally harm, desirable wildlife on farms and ranches. Many regenerative ranchers use mob grazing – dense herds of livestock grazing a place for a very brief time before moving on – to increase grass production and improve soil health. It has been a successful strategy for graziers around the world, but often also affects bird populations and other wildlife.Sam and Linda talk about the role of fire in range management and the positive effect it can have for wildlife. They also discuss applying range management strategies on smaller operations and regionally. ATTRA Resources: ·        Grazing with Wildlife in Mind. Part 1·        For the Love of the Wild. Livestock Pastures as Wildlife Habitat Other Resources: ·        The Prairie Project·         Samuel D. Fuhlendorf Publications·        Conservation of Pattern and Process: Developing an Alternative Paradigm of Rangeland Management·        Animals, Fences and Fires: Heterogeneity and Grassland Management Contact Linda Poole at lindap@ncat.orgPlease complete a brief survey to let us know your thoughts about the content of this podcast.You can get in touch with NCAT/ATTRA specialists and find access our trusted, practical sustainable-agriculture publications, webinars, videos, and other resources at ATTRA.NCAT.ORG.Learn about NCAT's other innovative sustainable agriculture programs.Stories and Strategies for Public RelationsCommunication is in every facet of our daily business.Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify The Science of BirdsThe Science of Birds is a lighthearted exploration of bird biology. It's a fun resource...Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

Dirt Rich
57: Fundamentals of Adaptive Grazing

Dirt Rich

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 43:20


Today, a presentation that our Soil Health Specialist Jonathan Kilpatrick gave on adaptive grazing at a recent field day. He'll bring you through the fundamentals, always keeping in mind the importance of context in grazing management. Jonathan believes that grazing is one of  the most powerful forces we can have to regenerate our soils. A topic overview: Why we adaptively graze How adaptive grazing plays a role in building soil health and resilience in our eco-systems Stocking density Measuring forage stand density and dry matter/acre Calculating herd needs BRIX If you have any questions for Jonathan or other SFA team members, you can always reach out to us. Find our contact details on our staff page at www.sfa-mn.org. We're all happy to help.   Jonathan Kilpatrick, Soil Health Specialist, SFA   If you've enjoyed this podcast, please consider supporting Dirt Rich and SFA's work by donating or becoming a member at www.sfa-mn.org. The viewpoints of the speakers expressed within or outside of this episode do not necessarily reflect the goals and mission of SFA. Dirt Rich is produced by the Sustainable Farming Association.

2 Krazy Ketos
05: The Pitfalls of Keto and how to avoid them.

2 Krazy Ketos

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 37:44 Very Popular


Join our 30 day Triple B&E course: If you are in Mighty Networks: https://2krazyketos.org/BBBEcourseIf not in mighty networks:  https://2krazyketos.org/TripleBandE Have you experienced a weight loss plateau or even a weight gain on keto? You're not alone.  The keto journey isn't without pitfalls. In this podcast, we discuss some stumbling blocks we've encounter on keto. And, we share some tips for getting your keto journey out of the weeds and headed back in the right direction. Today's topic 1:10 Grocery shopping 2:37 Become an educated consumer 6:50 The Net Carb equation 7:58 The Fiber Game 9:58 Hidden carbs 12:40 Seasonings and Sauces 17:50 The Total Carb Protocol 19:35 Prioritizing Nutrients 23:50 Grazing 25:31 The Solution to Grazing 27:41 Overeating 30:09 What's Not Keto For Me? 32:40 Triple B&E 34:40 Sign Off 37:21 Head to 2 Krazy Ketos to learn more about the Ketogenic Lifestyle! Connect with Joe & Rachel through YouTube,Instagram,Twitter, Facebook. and in their Mighty Networks group If you enjoyed the show, please LEAVE A 5-STAR REVIEW, like, and subscribe through your favorite streaming platform!

Investing in Regenerative Agriculture
183 Johannes Scheibe on using carbon credits to transition from understocked and overgrazed to zero input grazing

Investing in Regenerative Agriculture

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 65:14


A conversation with Johannes Scheibe, founder of Ruumi, a satellite grazing app, about financing land regeneration and how Ruumi works with farmers and companies to create the conditions for a better future.---------------------------------------------------Join our Gumroad community, discover the tiers and benefits on www.gumroad.com/investinginregenag. Support our work:Share itGive a 5-star ratingBuy us a coffee… or a meal! www.Ko-fi.com/regenerativeagriculture----------------------------------------------------We know grazing can dramatically improve grassland and store massive amounts of carbon. There are great examples around the world from Gabe Brown in the US to Kenya, Australia, the UK, etc. But how do we get thousands of farmers/ranchers to change their grazing practices in the next couple of years? How do we use the exploding soil carbon markets and satellite tech to make this happen?More about this episode on https://investinginregenerativeagriculture.com/johannes-scheibe.Find our video course on https://investinginregenerativeagriculture.com/course.----------------------------------------------------For feedback, ideas, suggestions please contact us through Twitter @KoenvanSeijen, or get in touch through the website www.investinginregenerativeagriculture.com. Join our newsletter on www.eepurl.com/cxU33P. The above references an opinion and is for information and educational purposes only. It is not intended to be investment advice. Seek a duly licensed professional for investment advice.Support the show Support the show

Grazing
Episode 53: Rose Wooten, Stokes Brown Public Library

Grazing

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 58:35


In this episode of Grazing, we chat with Rose Wooten of the Stokes Brown Public Library.

Soil Health Labs
39 How Rangeland Health and Livestock Work to Solve Environmental Issues

Soil Health Labs

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 65:37


We're excited to introduce our good friend, Shannon Kulseth-Iverson. Shannon is a native of North Dakota and ranches with her husband, Eric Iverson and her three teenage children out of White River, SD. We caught up with Shannon (yes, she is always on the move) and talked about ranching, native range restoration, and her work as a consulting biologist. Shannon is passionate about rangeland and the environment, and because of her diverse background, she has a really important message. Shannon runs a consulting company called Native Range Resources, LLC where she consults on environmental compliance, agricultural monitoring, stormwater compliance, and integrated pest management; she also started a new company called Westslope Corporation that focuses on native prairie restoration projects. If that's not enough, Shannon also has a podcast called “The Business of Barrel Racing” which is available on Apple, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, Audible, Stitcher and Gaana. Check out here podcast site at https://www.thebusinessofbarrelracing.com/ or find the podcast on your favorite podcast app.

Montana Talks with Aaron Flint
BLM Permitting Bison Grazing to the APR

Montana Talks with Aaron Flint

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 35:19


The full statewide hour of Montana Talks was devoted to the continuing encroachment of the American Prairie Reserve, with the support of the BLM. Raylee Honeycutt of the MT Stockgrowers Assoc. and Attorney General Austin Knudsen weighed in.

ATTRA - Sustainable Agriculture
Grazing with Wildlife in Mind. Part 1

ATTRA - Sustainable Agriculture

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 42:28


Many regenerative ranchers use mob grazing – dense herds of livestock grazing a place for a very brief time before moving on – as a way to increase grass production and improve soil health. Graziers from across the globe have had success with this approach, but, hey, what about the wild things? Is it always true that what's good for the herd is good for the bird?   This episode of Voices from the Field is the first part of a conversation between Dr. Sam Fuhlendorf of Oklahoma State University and NCAT Grazing Specialist Linda Poole about using grazing to bolster, rather than unintentionally harm, desirable wildlife on farms and ranches.   In the next episode, Sam and Linda will talk about applying their strategies to smaller operations.   ATTRA Resources:  For the Love of the Wild. Livestock Pastures as Wildlife Habitat   Other Resources:  The Prairie Project Samuel D. Fuhlendorf Publications Conservation of Pattern and Process: Developing an Alternative Paradigm of Rangeland Management Animals, Fences and Fires: Heterogeneity and Grassland Management    Contact Linda Poole at lindap@ncat.org Please complete a brief survey to let us know your thoughts about the content of this podcast. You can get in touch with NCAT/ATTRA specialists and find access our trusted, practical sustainable-agriculture publications, webinars, videos, and other resources at ATTRA.NCAT.ORG. Learn about NCAT's other innovative sustainable agriculture programs.  Stories and Strategies for Public RelationsCommunication is in every facet of our daily business.Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

Cows on the Planet
Carbon sequestration and grazing

Cows on the Planet

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 34:02


Join Tim and Kim as they welcome back Dr. Edward Bork of the University of Alberta to discuss his work on increasing carbon sequestration by judicious grazing by cattle. Are cattle the problem or part of the solution to climate change?CitationsBaah-Acheamfour, M., Chang, S. X., Carlyle, C. N., & Bork, E. W. (2015). Carbon pool size and stability are affected by trees and grassland cover types within agroforestry systems of western Canada. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 213, 105–113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2015.07.016Bork, D. E., & Chair, M. (n.d.). A Reconsideration of Grazing Impacts on Soil Carbon in Northern Temperate Grasslands. 31.Carlyle, C. N. (n.d.). GRAZING EFFECTS ON CARBON STORAGE IN RANGELANDS OF THE CANADIAN PRAIRIE. 26.De Deyn, G. B., Cornelissen, J. H. C., & Bardgett, R. D. (2008). Plant functional traits and soil carbon sequestration in contrasting biomes. Ecology Letters, 11(5), 516–531. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2008.01164.xShrestha, B., Chang, S., Bork, E., & Carlyle, C. (2018). Enrichment Planting and Soil Amendments Enhance Carbon Sequestration and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agroforestry Systems: A Review. Forests, 9(6), 369. https://doi.org/10.3390/f9060369Whitehead, D. (2020). Management of Grazed Landscapes to Increase Soil Carbon Stocks in Temperate, Dryland Grasslands. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 4, 585913. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2020.585913

Grow the future
A little competition to grow interest and knowledge in silage.

Grow the future

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 11:23


In this week's episode, Ken Rundle talks to Philip Cosgrave, Yara's Grassland Specialist and Gemma Higgins, lecturer at the SRUC, to discuss a recent grassland competition held for its students and sponsored by Yara.

Spotlight on Natural Resources
American Songbirds benefit from Livestock Grazing

Spotlight on Natural Resources

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 17:10


Resources:  https://learningstore.extension.wisc.edu/products/grassland-birds-fostering-habitats-using-rotational-grazing-p103https://www.ontariosoilcrop.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/GrasslandBirdsWorkbook.pdfhttps://www.canr.msu.edu/uploads/resources/pdfs/agricultural_practices_that_conserve_grasslands_birds_(e3190).pdf

Farming Today
25/08/2022 Grain Trade, Organic Grazing, Rent a Robot

Farming Today

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 13:22


As we continue our week looking at the causes and consequences of increasing food prices, we hear how the world's largest grain trading companies are making huge profits at the same time as food prices increase rapidly. Some charities are now calling for them to face a windfall tax. We speak to IPES-Food which has been monitoring how recent global events are affecting global food prices. How sustainable is the meat you eat? Some people pay more for organic and grass-fed beef and lamb with the belief that it will have less of an impact on the environment, however conservation writer George Monbiot says they are wrong, as it is some of the most damaging. Anna Hill speaks to George Monbiot and Cambridge University professor Donald Broom who says there needs to be a wider assessment of what is meant by sustainable. And we've reported regularly about the use of robots on farms, from weeding crops to picking fruit. But they are still too expensive for many farmers to think of using. Now the idea of hiring in robots, rather like seasonal workers, is on the cards. Presented by Anna Hill Produced in Bristol by Natalie Donovan

Hobby Farms Presents: Growing Good
Episode 36: Demetra Markis talks medicinal herbs, community sheep grazing and more!

Hobby Farms Presents: Growing Good

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 48:29


Farmer Demetra Markis joins Hobby Farms Presents: Growing Good for a chat about her farm, Milleflora Farm, where she and her partner grow medicinal herbs for natural medicine clients and a small vegetable harvest to share with neighbors. Demetra talks about this farming endeavor, as well as sharing about her community grazing efforts, where she and neighbors graze sheep to reduce tall, dry grass that can contribute to wildfires in her home state of California. Demetra digs into participating in community-level farming, as well as discussing tried-and-true flock protection against predators—all the predators, actually, including mountain lions. And as an experienced community acupuncturist and licensed herbalist, she discusses some of her experience growing medicinal herbs. Plus, she shares the pleasure of enjoying olive oil made from homegrown olives. Plus, we cover biointensive growing, a particularly helpful technique for areas like California with constraints on land and resources. Milleflora Farm

Something To Graze On
Episode #9 Balegrazing and Rotational Grazing

Something To Graze On

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 60:09


MU Extension Mrs. Elizabeth Picking talks with us on the different bale grazing systems. From low labor, to unrolling. We gathered alot of great infomation on rotational grazing. We hope you enjoy this episode and learn some tips to help you in your operation.

Organic Wine Podcast
Kendra Knapik - Ellison Estate Vineyard Regenerative Grazing-Based Viticulture & Natural Wine

Organic Wine Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 66:30


For this episode I had the pleasure of talking with Kendra Knapik of Ellison Estate Vineyard, a vineyard of American grapes on Grand Isle in the middle of Lake Champlain Vermont. Kendra and her husband Rob practice animal grazing integrated regenerative viticulture with a flock of sheep and organic practices, and make an array natural wines. Kendra talks about the joys and challenges of embracing the life of a winegrower while having young children and a full-time job – in her case as a veterinary oncologist. As hard as you can tell she works, you can also hear in her voice that she is fueled by the beauty of what she's doing. The process is as impressive to me as what she's building, and one more piece of evidence that Vermont is a hot spot for some really cool winemaking. https://www.ellisonestatevineyard.com/ Sponsor: https://www.centralaswine.com/

Grazing
Episode 51: Greenbrier High School football standout Nathan Robinson

Grazing

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 37:47


On this special episode of Grazing, we visited with John Elmore, Head Coach of the Greenbriar High School varsity football team and star athlete Nathan Robinson, who is committed to play football for the University of Tennessee Volunteers. Left to right are Coach John Elmore, Nathan Robinson, Travarius Flood, and host Clint Grubbs.

But That's A Different Story...
Headlines! Group of Gregarious Goats found Graciously Grazing in Brooklyn Graveyard

But That's A Different Story...

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 17:30


Has Clooney pulled his biggest prank yet!? The residents of one Brooklyn neighborhood may be the latest victims of the notorious prankster's latest caper involving a heard of goats, a desperate farmer, and deceased Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. But at the end of the day, who is left to pick up the pieces? Not the goats, they go no thumbs. Join Ronald and Matthais every week as they bring you the scoop behind the weirdest headlines from across the globe. Submit your own headlines to butthatsadifferentstory@gmail.com or @butthatsapod on Twitter to have it read on the podcast and expanded upon by Matthias and Ronald! Follow us on instagram https://www.instagram.com/butthatsapod/ Follow us on twitter https://twitter.com/butthatsapod Visit us at https://www.butthatsapodcast.com/ Written, Recorded, and Directed by Andrew Damitio and Dan Cabrera Music by Andrew Damitio

The Lost Lake Farmer Podcast
Dealing with challenging soils and past grazing mistakes

The Lost Lake Farmer Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 23:39


In which I describe the history of two of my most challenging pastures and how I am planning to heal them/bring them to higher quality and quantity of forage.

Angus at Work
Only So Much Grass — How to Stretch Grazing

Angus at Work

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 25:23 Transcription Available


Cattle are amazing creatures because they can turn grass into protein, but how they get that grass varies across the country. This episode shares insight on creatively stretching grazing from both small and large operators, and from the east to the west. Tune in now to hear how Chad Woods, Firsthand Foods in North Carolina, and Rob Elder, Elder Farms in Oregon, make things work. Subscribe to the print Angus Beef Bulletin and the digital Angus Beef Bulletin EXTRA.Have questions or comments?  We'd love to hear from you! Contact our team at abbeditorial@angus.org. 

Grazing
Episode 50: Robertson County Fair 2022

Grazing

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 42:32


On this episode of Grazing, we discuss all things Robertson County Fair, scheduled here in Springfield for September 20th-24th. Head on over to robertsoncountyfair.com for more info! Photo by Scotty Turner on Unsplash

Roots + Ruminants
Jim Wulf | Grazing Cattle for Profit in Minnesota

Roots + Ruminants

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 60:54


Join us as we invite Jim Wulf on to discuss his cattle ranch in Western Minnesota! This podcast covers a wide variety of topics covering the ethics of cattle genetics, the sustainability efforts on their ranch, and the future of agriculture!

RealAgriculture's Podcasts
Ontario funding window for N management, rotational grazing, and cover crops closes August 17

RealAgriculture's Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 14:17


The On Farm Climate Action Fund (OFCAF) is a federal program being administered by 12 organizations across Canada. In Ontario, the funding for nitrogen management, cover cropping, and rotational grazing is largely being administered by the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA). EcoCert is also administering a portion of funds for organic growers. Margaret... Read More

Montana Untamed
Buffalo commons: American Prairie gets greenlighted for BLM grazing

Montana Untamed

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 24:07


In 2001, American Prairie made an appearance in Montana with the goal to stitch together private and public lands in Eastern Montana to create a large grassland reserve. By buying ranches from willing sellers, the group – once known as the Prairie Foundation, American Prairie Foundation, and American Prairie Reserve – has become a lightning rod for criticism, legislation and political divisiveness. This is in part because it has stocked some of its land with bison. Recently, the Bureau of Land Management gave final approval to the group to alter grazing plans on federal lands to accommodate bison, reigniting the long simmering feud. On this week's episode Brett French, outdoors and natural resources reporter the Billings Gazette discusses the contentious history of American Prairie's attempt to create a native grassland prairie inhabited by bison.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Practically Ranching
#12 - Glen Collinge - Grazing, Burning, Handling and Succession Planning

Practically Ranching

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 63:20 Transcription Available


Glen and his family are great neighbors, customers and friends. They own and operate a diverse ranching operation consisting of custom grazing, a cowherd and even a small direct beef business.We cover plenty of practical ranching issues this week, ranging from tasks associated with custom grazing of yearlings in the Flint Hills to rangeland fire to cattle handling and even family communication and succession planning. Notes:www.ksfire.org

Grazing
Episode 49: “Grazing” soundman Kyle Dortch

Grazing

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 63:04


On today's episode, we visit with Kyle Dortch, the gentleman behind the soundboard of this podcast. Not only does Kyle make sure we sound good, but he also serves as an outside sales rep and social media specialist for Robertson Cheatham Farmers Co-op.

The Todd Herman Show
Remain rational in the Chaos Economy - Zach Abraham joins Episode 249 - Hour 2 Food Price Reality And How To Deal Wtih Irrational Markets

The Todd Herman Show

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 54:25


THE THESIS: Because it has departed the Word of God about money, our economy has become utterly irrational. Add to that the fact that The Party is actively blowing up economies to further install the Great Reset and the situation gets more dire. Yet, we have the ability to have peace and to remain rational, even in these irrational times.  THE SCRIPTURE & SCRIPTURAL RESOURCES:  28 Verses Proving God will Provide THE NEWS & COMMENT: Pay Attention To The Dutch Farmer Protests Because America Is Next [AUDIO] - 'We should cancel these communists immediately and say get out of my private life' Political commentator Eva Vlaardingerbroek reacts to Dutch banking CEO suggesting 'carbon wallets' should be introduced to regulate citizens' carbon footprints. We don't eat bugs for a reason… Grazing cattle is a better caloric return per acre that growing corn . . . especially if that corn is to be made into fuel The uselessness of wind and solar powerSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Land Stewardship Project's Ear to the Ground
Ear to the Ground 280: Maximum vs. Optimal

Land Stewardship Project's Ear to the Ground

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 23:53


Adhering to the tenets of Ag Econ 101, a pair of beginning farmers are avoiding commodity row crops and embracing grazing, silvopasturing, and “bale grazed veggies.” More Information: • LSP’s Soil Health & Grazing web page • Ear to the Ground Episode 246: Letting Livestock do the Work You can find LSP Ear to the…  Read More → Source

Our American Stories
City Grazing: The Landscape Management Company Powered by Goats

Our American Stories

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 38:16


On this episode of Our American Stories, Anne Clare tells the story of a nurse who served in the Philippines during World War II, and shares the experience that she and others like her went through after the Japanese invasion there. Genevieve Church, the third "Goat Lady of San Francisco", is executive director of City Grazing. She shares about how this sustainable land management and fire prevention non-profit organization came to be. At the start of the 1948 election cycle, President Truman was down and out in the polls. His opponent, Thomas Dewey, turned down an invitation to appear at the National Plowing Match in Dexter, Iowa. Truman would instead go and eventually win the state and another term in office. Support the show (https://www.ouramericanstories.com/donate)   Time Codes: 00:00 - The WWII Nurses who Cared for their Fellow POWs 10:00 - City Grazing: The Landscape Management Company Powered by Goats 35:00 - How the National Plowing Match in Iowa Won Truman the ElectionSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Grazing Grass Podcast
e45. Multiple Species Grass Farm and Internships with Jesse Straight

Grazing Grass Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 57:56


In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Jesse Straight of Whiffle Tree farm. We discuss his multiple livestock species and how he got started.  Also, we take a deep dive into the internships that are available on his farm.   

The Kansas BHA Podcast
Episode 68 - Kansas Grazing Lands Coalition

The Kansas BHA Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 116:02


We sit down and talk with Barth Crouch who is the State Coordinator of the Kansas Grazing Lands Coalition.  Barth brings us up to speed with what the KGLC is doing to help ranchers better manage their lands for cattle, wildlife, and the future of grasslands in Kansas.

When We Talk About Animals
Ep. 48 – Patrick Rose on the Fight to Save Florida's Manatees

When We Talk About Animals

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 62:06


Grazing peacefully through shallow waterways, the Florida manatee is one of the state's most beloved creatures. Due to a multitude of compounding, human-caused crises, the last couple years have been some of the deadliest on record for manatees. Years of worsening water quality from Florida's unfettered agricultural pollution and real estate development have resulted in … Continue reading Ep. 48 – Patrick Rose on the Fight to Save Florida's Manatees →

The Native Habitat Podcast
Grazing Gone Native (Part 2 of 2)

The Native Habitat Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 78:02


In Part 2 of the Grazing Gone Native series, Jef Hodges continues talking about how cattle farmers can increase beef production and improve wildlife habitat by incorporating native warm season grasses in their grazing systems.Jef's 40+ years of professional experience in the wildlife field has equipped him with an outstanding depth and breadth of knowledge. He is currently the Grasslands Coordinator with the National Bobwhite & Grasslands Initiative based out of Clemson University, and recently he has been working with other professionals from various organizations to develop a unique approach to promoting wildlife habitat restoration on our working lands. We hope you enjoy hearing from Jef as much as we did."Beef, Grass, and Bobwhites" PublicationNational Bobwhite & Grasslands Initiative Website Homepage"Native Grass Forages for the Eastern U.S." Book by Professor Pat KeyserNative Habitat Project WebsiteWe can't do this without our audience! You can support the Native Habitat Project/Podcast by joining our Patreon or by picking up something from the NHP Store.

Field Work
Adaptive Grazing on the Bruski Ranch

Field Work

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 52:33 Very Popular


After attending college in Bismarck, North Dakota, Ryan Bruski returned to his family's ranch in Ekalaka, Montana, with big ideas. He wanted to graze cows a new way. Instead of letting cattle roam for weeks at a time, Ryan decided to move them more frequently in a regenerative agriculture practice known as “adaptive grazing.” Plus: our first live listener question! Photo by Eric Melzer for Field Work

The Todd Herman Show
America has no healthcare system. We are left to (RE)-build our own.  Episode 227 - Hour 1 America Has No Healthcare System

The Todd Herman Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 55:56


THE THESIS: The good medical professionals know something is deeply wrong. It's not “just” Covid or abortion or the trangsegnder lies. It's the massive lie of a serotonin imbalance and the drugging of millions of people. Our healthcare system has become irredeemably corrupt. It is going to be up to Christ-followers to rebuild the nation's healthcare system. Why? Because it was the early, Christian church that lead to the creation of hospitals and we are being called to return to God's plan for living.  THE SCRIPTURE & SCRIPTURAL RESOURCES:  Luke 7: 1-10 The Faith of the Centurion 7 When Jesus had finished saying all this to the people who were listening, he entered Capernaum. 2 There a centurion's servant, whom his master valued highly, was sick and about to die. 3 The centurion heard of Jesus and sent some elders of the Jews to him, asking him to come and heal his servant. 4 When they came to Jesus, they pleaded earnestly with him, “This man deserves to have you do this, 5 because he loves our nation and has built our synagogue.” 6 So Jesus went with them. He was not far from the house when the centurion sent friends to say to him: “Lord, don't trouble yourself, for I do not deserve to have you come under my roof. 7 That is why I did not even consider myself worthy to come to you. But say the word, and my servant will be healed. 8 For I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I tell this one, ‘Go,' and he goes; and that one, ‘Come,' and he comes. I say to my servant, ‘Do this,' and he does it.” 9 When Jesus heard this, he was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd following him, he said, “I tell you, I have not found such great faith even in Israel.” 10 Then the men who had been sent returned to the house and found the servant well. The Return of the God Hypothesis  Christianity and the Rise of the Hospital in the Ancient World THE NEWS & COMMENT: [AUDIO] - @CDCDirector Walensky hesitantly tells truth about who's contracting/spreading #monkeypox when addressing 2 confirmed US child cases—“Both of those children um are traced back to, uh, individuals who come from the men-who-have-sex-with-men community, the gay men, uh, community…” Peter Hitchens: As a major study overturns decades of received wisdom that depression is caused by a lack of serotonin in the brain, the verdict of science is now clear - our unhealthy obsession with antidepressants must end Matt Walsh: “A few days ago it was revealed that Big Pharma lied about the cause of depression and medicated millions of people based on the lie. Now it seems they've done the same with Alzheimer's.There should be congressional hearings, trials, and prison time. Instead nothing will happen.” [AUDIO] -  “Doctor” Jha invents a new category of people. No, not people with natural immunity--that's a ConSpIRACy tHeory--he has created the malleable “people ‘not up-to-date' on their boosters.”  So, on what is the AMA focused? How the AMA is reshaping its path toward racial equity [AUDIO] - Incoming medical students walk out at University of Michigan's white coat ceremony as the keynote speaker is openly anti-abortion NY Times Thinking The Unthinkable: “Cannibalism Has A Time And Place” Column explores whether people have the stomach for it. Comment: “Soylent Green was supposed to be a cautionary tale, not an instruction manual” BLOCK 2 We don't eat bugs for a reason… Grazing cattle is a better caloric return per acre that growing corn . . . especially if that corn is to be made into fuel The uselessness of wind and solar powerSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.