Dr. Peter Ballerstedt earned his bachelors degree at the University of Kentucky and his graduate degree at Oregon State University. He has an extensive background in forage production, utilization, andRead More
Steak – Grassfed Beef or Conventional, You Decide In This Interview with Author Mark Schatzker Several years ago, after cutting into one bland steak too many, the award-winning travel writerRead More
Farmer Brad has been a professional organic horticulturists since 1991. Prior to starting his farm, he owned and operated the first 100% organic nursery in Collin County Texas and specializedRead More
In 2004, Kathy Voth invented a method for training cows to eat weeds. She started by taking a close look at the last century of animal behavior research. Then sheRead More
Mike Lorentz, Lorentz Meats. – Mike is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – River Falls (1989), with a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science. Mike has taken an activeRead More
We are all looking for ways to improve our revenue. This grassfed producer has a revenue addition that I would guess 99% of us haven’t thought of.
Edward N. Ballard, Retired Animal Systems Educator University of Illinois Extension Edward N. Ballard, Retired Animal Systems Educator, University of Illinois Extension. B.S. Agriculture Economics, Southern Illinois University, M.S. AgriculturalRead More
Eating animal fat, particularly from grass fed animals, is very good for us. It is a food people have been eating for thousands of years. CBS aired an interesting segmentRead More
Gabe Brown didn’t have the traditional upbringing of most ranchers today. He grew up in Bismarck, but was interested in production agriculture at a young age. He began working forRead More
Sabino Cortez is one of the nations leading authorities on organic gardening, organic crop production, composting, native grasses, and compost tea. Sabino consults with farmers and ranchers the world over,Read More
I have “herd” a few different ways to herd animals; drive them, lead them, don’t walk in straight lines, etc. This is a new one and maybe a good one.
In this month’s training we talk with Brad Young, Rancher and Forage Specialist. This year is a terrible year for most of the US as far as feed production goes;Read More