e24. Austin Troyer – Low input Ranching

In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Austin Troyer of Crossroads Land and Livestock. Austin, Maggie, and Harrison Troyer are first generation farmers making a living doing what they love. They strive to produce high quality livestock that will work for anyone.

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e23. Loyd Borntrager – Grassfed Dutch Belted Dairy

In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Loyd Borntrager of Borntrager Dairy about transitioning from a conventional dairy to a grass-fed dairy, utilizing Dutch Belted cows and pastured rabbits. He is a second-generation dairy farmer and has his farm located in Yoder, South Central Kansas.

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e22. Logan Karcher – Raising Healthy Livestock and Building Healthy Soils

In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Logan Karcher of Burnt Hill Cattle Company about getting started with beef cattle and hair sheep. The cattle and sheep on The Hill are raised antibiotic and hormone-free with minimum inputs using regenerative practices to build not only healthy livestock but healthy soils.

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e21. Daniel Rose – You Can Farm to a Diversified Ranch

In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Daniel Rose of Grassroots Ranch about his journey from the city to his farm. He didn’t grow up on a farm, but he found his passion on a farm. Daniel, with his wife runs the Grassroot Ranch Farm in Tulsa since 2014, where he does an operation of grass-finished Beef, pasture-raised Chicken, and forest-raised Pork.

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e20. Josh Ayers – Cattle, Hogs, and Poultry in Southern Ohio

In this episode of Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Joshua Ayers of Ayers Valley Farm about his beef cattle hogs and pastured poultry. Joshua was born and raised in Ohio. He and his wife have a pasture operation and specialize in grass-fed beef, pasture-raised pork, and pasture-raised chicken. They ship the meats all over the United States and have been in the business since 2017.

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e19. Will Harris – Five Species of Livestock for Meat Production

In this episode of The Grazing Grass podcast, Cal talks with Will Harris of White Oak Pastures about his journey and the five species used for red meat production. Will is a fourth-generation cattleman and manages the land in Georgia that his great-grandfather settled in 1866. In White Oak Pastures, he raises ten species of livestock and poultry.

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e17. The Rewilding of Timshel Wildland

In this episode of The Grazing Grass podcast, Cal talks with Daniel Griffith of Timshel Wildland about his journey to holistic management and the happenings on Timshel Wildland. His mission is to unify both conventional nature conservation and regenerative farming. They also discussed his forthcoming book Wild Like Flowers.

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e16. Transition of a Multigenerational Farm to Regenerative Agriculture

In this episode of The Grazing Grass podcast, Cal talks with Ryan Keeling of Keeling Farm in north-central Kansas about his regenerative agriculture journey since discovering Greg Judy. Their farm has been in the family for generations but only started their regenerative journey in the last few years. However, they have made vast improvements in watering, fencing, and genetics.

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e15. Cold Turkey for Regenerative Agriculture

In this episode of The Grazing Grass podcast, Cal talks with August Horstmann of Hortsmann Cattle Company. With deep roots for a first-generation regenerative agriculturist, August Horstmann went cold turkey on old practices as he implemented regenerative practices. It hasn’t been an easy journey, as each success was met with the wrong steps. However, he is noticing changes especially in his profitability.

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