e69. Grazing on the Homestead with Joshua Deck

In this podcast episode, Joshua Deck, a homesteader from southwest Missouri, talks about his journey into regenerative ranching and sustainable farming. Joshua discusses his techniques for transforming his 20-acre homestead into a thriving regenerative ranch. He shares his experiences with different types of livestock, soil management, garden and mushroom cultivation, and pastured poultry. He also shares insights on the importance of observing the land before starting with permaculture design, and offers advice for those starting out. This episode provides a wealth of knowledge for anyone interested in homesteading, sustainable farming, and regenerative ranching.

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e63. Humble Beginnings & Rapid Growth with Caleb Schenk

In this episode, Caleb Schenk from Deer Run Acres shares his journey from starting with two Dexter cows and a bull to managing a successful farm. He discusses the challenges of pasture management, dealing with high snowfall, and the different forage options in Erie County, Pennsylvania. He also highlights the importance of water management and shares practical techniques like trench digging and the use of Plasson connectors. Caleb shares his experiences with fence-building methods, raising pastured pork, and the significance of hiring a consultant for farming ventures. He also shares the challenges and benefits of bail grazing and winter hay feeding. The episode provides valuable insights for anyone looking to navigate the intricacies of farming and pasture management.

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