20. 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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19. 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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17. 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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16. 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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15: 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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14: From Books & New York to Stockers in Texas

In this episode of The Grazing Grass podcast, Cal talks with Chuck Trowbridge from Prairie Farmstead about his journey, running stockers, watering systems, and no-till. From New York to Wisconsin to Texas, Chuck describes his journey from books to raising stockers.

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13: Multiple Ranches in Multiple Countries

In this episode of The Grazing Grass podcast, Cal talks with Jim Elizondo of Real Wealth Ranching about his ranches in Mexico and the United States. Jim is an American citizen born in Mexico and is an Agronomy Engineer. He has over 30 years of experience in regenerating land.

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12: Swales, Trees, and Livestock in the High Desert of Colorado

In this episode of The Grazing Grass podcast, Cal talks with Jake Takiff of Cedar Springs Farm about swales, trees, cattle, and hogs. Jake and his family operate the Farm in Hotchkiss, Colorado, utilizing rotational grazing and regenerative practices to promote healthy soils and ecosystems. 

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11: Raising Hogs in the Woods While Grazing Grass with a Flerd

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.

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