Episodes

e120. Livestock Color Genetics - Part 2
June 21, 202400:47:2843.55 MB

e120. Livestock Color Genetics - Part 2

Join us on the Grazing Grass Podcast as we continue our journey into the fascinating world of livestock color genetics. In this episode, we explore the practical aspects and implications for breeders, focusing on the two primary pigments—eumelanin (black) and pheomelanin (tan)—that determine livest...

e119. From Traditional to Regenerative Grazing with Mike Bassett
June 19, 202401:13:1067.07 MB

e119. From Traditional to Regenerative Grazing with Mike Bassett

Join us for an engaging episode where we explore the transformative journey of Mike, a third-generation cattle and crop farmer from central Iowa, as he transitions from conventional farming to regenerative grazing practices. Mike candidly shares his frustrations with overgrazing and the inspiration...

e118. Embracing Native Grasses with Kody Karr
June 12, 202400:57:0052.27 MB

e118. Embracing Native Grasses with Kody Karr

Join us as we explore the fascinating journey of Kody, a ninth-generation agrarian from northeast Missouri, who returned to his family's farm. Kody opens up about the evolution of their farming practices, transitioning from traditional row cropping to pasture-based operations. Hear about Kody's chi...

e117. Fighting Fires and Grazing Sheep with William Vogl
June 05, 202401:04:4359.32 MB

e117. Fighting Fires and Grazing Sheep with William Vogl

Join us on this episode of the Grazing Grass Podcast as we welcome William Vogl from Vogl Homestead. Listen in as William shares his incredible journey in regenerative grazing, discussing his experiences in grass-based livestock production and the unique challenges of farming at high elevation with...

e116. Revisiting Horstmann Cattle Company with August Horstmann
May 29, 202400:57:0852.39 MB

e116. Revisiting Horstmann Cattle Company with August Horstmann

Join us as we catch up with August Horstmann of Horstmann Cattle Company, who shares his journey in regenerative agriculture since his last appearance on the podcast. August talks about his transition from Angus and Angus cross cattle to South Poll cattle, providing insights into calving, culling, ...

e115. Livestock Color Genetics - Part 1
May 24, 202400:36:2533.42 MB

e115. Livestock Color Genetics - Part 1

In this episode of the Grazing Grass Podcast, we delve into the rich tapestry of livestock coat color genetics. From the sleek black of Angus cattle to the lush red of Red Polls, we uncover the chromosomal dance that dictates the stunning variety of hues in our farm animals. Whether you're a livest...

e114. Livestock, Soil and Consumer in Mind with Brooks & Abby Bowser
May 22, 202400:55:2950.88 MB

e114. Livestock, Soil and Consumer in Mind with Brooks & Abby Bowser

Join us as we welcome the dynamic duo, Brooks and Abby Bowser of Bowser Family Farms, who take us through their farming evolution from conventional practices to the world of regenerative grazing. Our guests reveal their inspiring journey, learning from pioneers like Gabe Brown, and how they have im...

e113. Greener Pastures Ranching with Steve Kenyon
May 15, 202401:02:4657.55 MB

e113. Greener Pastures Ranching with Steve Kenyon

Join us on the Grazing Grass Podcast as we explore the ins and outs of grass-based livestock production with Steve Kenyon from Greener Pastures Ranching. Listen in as Steve shares his innovative approach to profitable farming through custom grazing on leased land, revealing how this unique business...

e112. Mack Farms Fencing & Kiwitech
May 10, 202400:30:5828.42 MB

e112. Mack Farms Fencing & Kiwitech

Listen in as we welcome back Eli Mack to the Grazing Grass Podcast for a discussion on the intricacies of fencing equipment and Kiwitech's innovative offerings. Eli, with his dual expertise from Mack Farms and Kencove Farm Fence, unravels the complexities of high tensile perimeters and temporary in...