• Mar 29, 2017
    Genetic Selection

    I believe that it is human nature when striving for something, we want to be the best in whatever we are striving for.   I would caution that when...

    Genetic Selection
  • Mar 13, 2017
    Will Your Operation Succeed to the Next Generation?

    Pictured above: Blake & Kim Hitzfield and family of Seven Sons Farms in Roanoke, IN.  It’s been said that a farm or ranch is not truly sustainable unless it...

    Will Your Operation Succeed to the Next Generation?
  • Mar 1, 2017
    Carcass Ultrasounding

    I use the BIA Pro Plus software from Designer Genes Technologies. This is an automated software package that interprets the ribeye area, ribeye per hundred weight, shape of ribeye, fat...

  • Dec 27, 2016
    Lessons Learned from Chasing the Wire

    A co-worker greeted me with “How's it going chasing the wire?”  His comment stopped me in my tracks.  I had never thought of my job description as “chief fence mover.”  The fence i...

    Lessons Learned from Chasing the Wire
  • Dec 25, 2016
    An even cooler thing about growing grasses

    In previous posts, I’ve pointed out that warm season grasses are cool, and that we waste an enormous amount of solar energy when we don’t capture that energy in g...

    An even cooler thing about growing grasses
  • Oct 3, 2016
    rec•on•cile

    rec•on•cile :  to restore to friendship or harmony  :  to make consistent or congruous It was becoming my routine, loading up my podcast list for the long day of piloting the tract...

    rec•on•cile
  • Aug 31, 2016
    What are the True Nutritional Benefits of Grass Fed Beef? By Allen R. Williams, Ph.D.

    For the past decade or more there has been much discussion about the potential health benefits of grassfed beef. Arguments have been made that the benefits are similar to those...

  • Aug 31, 2016
    In Defense of Soil Health

    Soil health is a hot topic today in sustainable agriculture circles and is even becoming more popular in conventional agriculture.  However, the term is often thrown around loosely and sometimes t...

  • Aug 31, 2016
    Can We Produce Grass Fed Beef at Scale? By Allen R. Williams, Ph.D.

    Recently there have been a number of ads published in major agricultural publications that attempt to explain the “myths” of grassfed beef. In these ads, major companies such as Elanco and...

  • Aug 31, 2016
    Everything Is Probably Going To Be Alright By Kasandra Brown

    8/17/2016 Standing on the sweltering edge of a nearly full grown corn field, sweat bees relentlessly buzzing against my bare legs, I’m surrounded on this tropical August day by a fe...

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