Daily Archives: October 25, 2016

Fall fencing for livestock

Fall fencing for livestock

Kevin Gould

Michigan State University

Moisture has returned to the mid-west, and cooler weather will arrive very soon to the Great Lakes region. This means harvest is beginning and livestock producers are taking feed inventories and preparing for the “white season.

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Whit Hibbard trains ranchers in low-stress livestock handling in the style of Bud Williams

Whit Hibbard trains ranchers in low-stress livestock handling in the style of Bud Williams

Tri State Livestock News

he romantic image of the dashing American cowboy – rope in hand racing after stampeding longhorns under the stars – is deeply embedded alongside the ranching industry. Despite the bravado, most ranchers realize that fast and wild is not necessarily the best way to handle livestock. However, good stockmanship is more than just calm and slow – it’s a series of doctrines, principles, and methods of working with cattle in non-conventional ways.

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8 Signs You’re Not the Environmentalist You Think You Are

8 Signs You’re Not the Environmentalist You Think You Are

Yvette D’entremont

Cosmopolitan

Being the conscientious and considerate person that you are, you’re trying to be an environmentally friendly consumer. You read on the internet that farming is part of the problem, so you shop only for local organic produce at Whole Foods, and as for GMOs? Ain’t nobody got time for that.

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