35. Becky Szarzynski – Transitioned to Beautiful Red Cows

In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Becky Szarzynski of Mountain Glen Farm. We discuss the transistor of the family farm to a grass based farm with South Poll cattle. For the Overgrazing section, we dive deeper in to the South Poll cattle breed.

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34. Chase Jones – Custom Grazing for Financial Sustainability

In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Chase Jones of Ri-Zan Cattle Company. We discuss how he uses custom grazing on his fifth generation farm to achieve financial sustainability in Southwest Wiscosin. For the Overgrazing section, we dive deeper in to finances.

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33. Alex Bates – Chickens, Turkeys, and Wool Sheep, Oh My!

In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Alex Bates of Chapel Ford Farm. We discuss brooding chicks for others, pastured poultry, pastured turkeys and wool sheep. For the Overgrazing Section, we discuss how his off-the-farm job makes him a better farmer.

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32. Nick Rodgers – Veteran to First Generation Grass Farmer

In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Nick Rodgers of Red Leg Farms. We discuss his grass journey as a first-generation farmer and how he’s managing his Highland cattle and hair sheep. For the Overgrazing Section, we dive into his livestock guardian animals! (You’ll be surprised!)

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31. Rachel Wagoner – Multigenerational Family Farm in Transition

In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Rachel Wagoner of Tall Pines Farms. Tall Pines Farms LLC is a multigenerational family farm in transition in Darlington, Pennsylvania. They raise beef cattle and hair sheep on grass to produce freezer beef and lamb seasonally. For the Overgrazing Section, we focus on Livestock Guardian Animals.

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30. Matt Sparacio – From Teaching to Farming

In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Matt Sparacio of Cove Creek Farm. Cove Creek Farm specializes in premium-quality GMO free, pasture-raised pork, GMO free eggs, and grassfed, grass-finished beef. For the Overgrazing Section, we discuss a cooperative project among local farmers to start a farm incubator and farm internships.

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29. the Shepherdess at Harmony Farms – Start as Small as Possible

In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Grace, “the Shepherdess” at Harmony Farms. Grace runs a Dorper Sheep Farm in Texas and is a Youtuber and the host of the Shepherdess Podcast. Today she shares her journey with Dorper sheep, what she is doing on her farm, and her marketing strategy.

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28. Leslie Svacina – Meat Goat Production in Wisconsin

In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Leslie Svacina of Cylon Rolling Acres. Leslie runs the grass-based livestock farm with the help of her husband Scott and their two young children. On their farm, they focus on meat goat production.

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27. Ross Mathison – Craigslist Ad Gone Bad

In this episode of The Grazing Grass Podcast, Cal talks with Ross Mathison of Out Home Farm. Ross, with his partner Kate runs the farm in Central Texas. They run an operation of Pastured Heritage Pork, Grass-fed and Grass-finished Beef. In the overgrazing section, they take a deeper dive into his hogs and pasture. In today’s episode, Cal also answers a question posted by a listener.

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26. Travis Ellis – From Wool Sheep to St. Croix Sheep

In this episode of The Grazing Grass podcast, Cal talks with Travis Ellis of Ellis Sheep Company. Travis started with wool sheep in high school but is raising St. Croix breeding stock now. The OverGrazing Section focuses on perimeter and interior fencing.

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