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Build a Grazing Plan to Balance Forage Supply, Livestock Demand

Simple is Best for Rotational Grazing Fencing

Adaptive Management, Multispecies Grazing Improves Soil Health 

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Recovering From Wildfires 161Recovering From Wildfires A little over a decade ago, Mike Greeley, along with his neighboring ranchers, teamed up to form Jordan Valley, Oregon's first Rural Fire Protection Association (RFPA). Forming an RFPA offered Greeley and his counterparts an opportunity to protect their rural properties in an area that might otherwise receive little to no fire protection for private lands.
International Crane Foundation Foils Predators with Electric Fences129International Crane Foundation Foils Predators with Electric FencesCranes rely on open freshwater wetlands for survival during most of their lifecycle. The loss and degradation of these kinds of habitats are among the most pressing threats to the survival of these huge birds. Another threat, of course, is the ever-present danger of predators such as raccoons and mink.
Least Tern Gets Most Out of a Gallagher Fence130Least Tern Gets Most Out of a Gallagher FenceThe Least Tern is a small bird, an endangered species that causes some big problems because it likes to nest in hostile environments. Protecting them from predators usually means taking some drastic steps.
Gallagher Fence Plays Dr. Dolittle In Hollywood131Gallagher Fence Plays Dr. Dolittle In HollywoodWild Things Animal Rentals Inc. is a compound for wild and exotic animals which supplies trained animals for film, television, and live productions. You've seen their talented beasties in such films as Dr. Doolittle, Mighty Joe Young and The Lion King.
The Right Tools, Teamwork Help Beginning Farmers Get Their Start132The Right Tools, Teamwork Help Beginning Farmers Get Their StartFirst-generation farmers, Bryan Bonney and Dana Cadman of Tillsonburg, Ontario, were drawn to the cattle business by a love of the farming lifestyle and a desire to raise their children in a rural setting. They received their first shipment of cattle on their farm, known simply as Norfolk Cattle, in the early fall of 2013.

Electric Fencing 101

Electric Fencing 101
Our Fencing 101 section to goes over how to correctly setup an electric fence, the types of chargers available, how to ground your system and other helpful tips.​

Pasture Management

Pasture Management

This collection of articles covers a number of management activities: helpful advice in creating a grazing plan, how maximize forage and the importance of soil health.   

Livestock Health

Livestock Health

Discover how proper dosages of vaccines, quality forage, fresh water and the ability to capture and collect livestock data can assist with improving livestock health.

 Animal & Pasture Management Articles

 

 

Alternative Approaches Help Rancher Graze Longer136Alternative Approaches Help Rancher Graze LongerRanching in northern climates brings with it a unique set of challenges. Extending the grazing season in these boreal locations where snow and ice can be major concerns takes grit and a willingness to do things a little differently. From what we used to do traditionally, we probably can graze two months to two and a half months longer than we used to.
Flexible Fencing Fit for Grazing18Flexible Fencing Fit for GrazingMove Your Fence Around Until the Cows Come HomeYou can fence off a quarter mile just as quick as you can walk it.Dan Specht McGregor, Iowa
Breaking Ground on Winter Grazing19Breaking Ground on Winter GrazingMany producers have found great success utilizing portable fencing to graze corn fields, and significantly decrease winter feed costs.Corn grazing is the cost-effective method to feed cattle in the winter.GarthHeinGallagher Territory Manager