In this episode of The Grazing Grass podcast, Cal talks with Scott Hauck of Sacred Song Farm. Scott, along with his wife and daughter, runs a farm in Mancos, Colorado. They are a first-generation family farm. Scott discusses the rotational grazing of pigs, cattle, sheep, chickens and tells about raising hogs in the woods and breeds and management. Among the topics covered are flerds, leasing land, and Katahdin hair sheep.Continue reading 11: Raising Hogs in the Woods While Grazing Grass with a Flerd
In this episode of The Grazing Grass podcast, Cal talks with Michelle Lancaster of Spirited Rose Farm about dairy cows, planting alfalfa, breeds of sheep and wool production. Michelle and her husband Jay, operate Spirited Rose Farm in Eastern Washington. On their small farm, they demonstrate how to use regenerative practices no matter your farm size.Continue reading 10: Making More with 2 Cows than 100 Cows
In this episode of The Grazing Grass podcast, Cal talks with Marcos Jeffers from Jeffers Cattle Company in Mexico. Marcos discusses his regenerative approach to their semi-arid environment and how he has reacted to having a drought this year. Marcos also explains how he manages his records for 500 paddocks.Continue reading 9: Grazing 500 Paddocks in a Semi-Arid Environment
In this episode of The Grazing Grass podcast, Cal talks with Jose of Rocking TT Bar. Jose is originally from Venezuela and has studied animal and brain science from Montana State University on a scholarship. He now operates a family farm in Colorado. Jose discusses his journey of grazing grass with Water Buffalo. He also tells about how he utilizes a mobile milking area and uses it to improve his pastures.Continue reading 8: Grazing and Milking Water Buffalo in Colorado
In this episode of The Grazing Grass podcast, Cal talks with John Lakey of Lakey Farm in Australia about converting CO2 into soil carbon by regenerative farming and their plans for the future. John runs an operation of sheep, goat and cattle on his farm in the volcanic plains on Melbourne’s outskirts.Continue reading 7: Peri-urban Grass Farming with Dual Purpose Livestock
Ben Habig of Habig Livestock discusses an innovative approach to obtaining land for grazing goats as well as management of his goats.Continue reading 6: Grazing Goats on Leased Land
In this episode, Cal talks with Eli Mack of Mack Farms. Eli grazes a variety of livestock and poultry while he builds his holistic management knowledge.Continue reading 5: Holistic Journey with Multiple Livestock Species
In this episode, we interview Bill Fosher of Edgefield Farm. Bill has over 30 years of experience grazing sheep and shares about his operation.
Ben Hepler of Hepler Beef describes his commercial beef operation and Red Poll operation. We discuss electric fence equipment, watering, and breeds of cattle.
In this episode, we talk with Jonathan Kilpatrick of Bent Tree Farms about their operation and grass management. Bent Tree Farms is located in southeast Oklahoma and they produce grass-fed beef, grass-fed lamb, and pastured poultry.