Pasture Lambing

Pasture Lambing

By: Susan Littlefield Imagine two different lambing scenarios. In the first scenario, it’s dark outside, the wind is blowing, and snow is falling. You have to bundle up for the late-night or early-morning lamb check. You head out the door and remind yourself to...
It’s Calving Season

It’s Calving Season

It’s currently calving season on our farm, and many other farmers have either begun or are approaching the start of their own calving seasons! Although it involves hard work, this period is exceptionally rewarding for every cow-calf producer. This is the moment...
Beef in a Healthy Diet

Beef in a Healthy Diet

January is a time when we often focus on self-improvement. Let beef be a part of your healthy 2024. When my father-in-law was recovering from heart surgery years ago, we received information and a heart-healthy cookbook that included beef. Beef is packed with 10...
Nurturing the Land & Livestock on Our Farm

Nurturing the Land & Livestock on Our Farm

Rotational Grazing: Nurturing the Land & Livestock on Our Farm On the farm, farmers utilize a method of cattle grazing that not only benefits the livestock but also contributes to the long-term health of the land. It’s called rotational grazing, a...
Is That Garlic I Smell?

Is That Garlic I Smell?

When you scoop up a handful of cattle feed normally, you will smell scents of molasses, bread (from the distiller’s grain) and hay. However, during fly season you might smell garlic. Fly season is one of many seasons farmers and ranchers have in addition to the...