Resources and information related to farming, livestock management, sustainable agricultural practices, technologies, and industry trends.

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Fencing for Wildlife Corridors

Fences can strengthen our livelihood, keep livestock in - or out, alert potential trespassers to a property boundary, and can be used as decoration, privacy, and more. We build them; we're thankful for them, repair them, and curse them (usually simultaneously).

Apr 15, 2024
2024 National Ag Day

Exploring and Celebrating the World of Agriculture

Join us in celebrating and honoring those who devote their livelihoods to the agricultural industry and the future of tomorrow. National Ag Day helps educate and celebrate the efforts of those in the industry who affect our daily lives through the clothes we wear, the food we eat, and the renewable resources we consume.

Mar 15, 2024
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The Folks at Farm Progress Talk Soil Health

Though the soil health principles — soil cover, limited disturbance, diversity, living roots, integrated livestock, context — are the same for everyone, each producer needs to figure out how they can be best implemented into their practices.

Jul 14, 2023
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Noble Research Institute offers advice on Prescribed Burns

Implementing strategic burns over the course of many years, including some during the summer growing season, should pay diverse dividends in both forage and soil health.

Jul 10, 2023
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Curious About Carbon?

Increasing dialogue is driving a new query and focus among land buyers and landowners around carbon, climate, and regenerative methods in natural resource-based businesses today. There is a major push across private industry and the public sectors to provide a path forward that incentivizes landowners to both lower emissions and sequester carbon.

Mar 8, 2023
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Grazing for Habitat

It is important to manage all land types in a way that benefits both the agricultural operation as well as the wildlife and habitat. Though this seems like a simple objective, it isn’t always an easy one.

Feb 14, 2023
The Classic

What's Old is New Again

Many conversations miss how different the implementations of these practices can look from state to state, region to region, and from one valley to the next. One size does not fit all when implementing a regenerative strategy. Our Management team will help you navigate these hurdles, establish a benchmark, run the numbers, and help discover a sound, profit-oriented operation.

Maximizing the Value of Timber Income on Your Property

When owning timber-producing land, one of the most important considerations you can make is how to maximize the income that it generates. There are a wide variety of factors that can influence the health, value, and sustainability of your forest.

Nov 26, 2021

Qualification for Agriculture and Wildlife Use Appraisal in Texas

Owning your own piece of land in the state of Texas has its benefits and can be very rewarding. With 97 percent of the state privately owned and managed, landowners have made use of their property in a number of different ways through agriculture production and proper wildlife management.

Nov 19, 2021

Spring Calving Benefits

Spring calving season is here! As temperatures begin to rise and sunny days are on the horizon, many cattle ranches across the country are preparing for spring calving. While every ranchers' management philosophy is different, let's take a closer look at the benefits of calving in the spring versus calving in the fall. 

Mar 16, 2021

Winter Cattle Grazing

Winter cattle grazing is an important aspect of any operating cattle ranches, particularly in regions where the climate can be harsh during the winter months, such as the Nebraska Sandhills.

Dec 3, 2020

Modern Ranching: Invasion of New Technology

Modern ranching operations are facing new opportunities to embrace advancing technology to further improve their businesses. While change can be intimidating, particularly when it involves learning and adopting new technology, these solutions can create efficiencies and increase profitability.

Feb 21, 2020