Taking fencing to new heights

Taking fencing to new heights

One of the main non-negotiable expenses on a grass farm is fencing. One way or another, you’ve gotta keep the animals in. There’s a ton of different options, and all have their upsides and downsides. Treated posts are readily available, but can’t be used on...
Pigging out on mulberries

Pigging out on mulberries

There’s not much I like better than mulberry season. Mulberries are the first great harvest of fruit for the year, and the trees don’t hold back their bounty. A good tree will produce many gallons of sweet, juicy berries. Our little acreage will soon have no shortage...
A tree crop revolution for hogs and poultry

A tree crop revolution for hogs and poultry

Let’s just say it how it is: pastured hog and poultry rearing have a big problem. Both are dependent on expensive inputs of annual feed crops, and are not yet living up to their full regenerative potential. A sort of grazing renaissance has taken place over the past...
The best pasture in the country

The best pasture in the country

It may come as a surprise to you that the most productive, best pasture in the country is not on some rich flat soil in the middle of Iowa, nor in the fertile rolling hills of Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Rather, the best pasture in all of the United States may just...
Silvopasture and hunting: a match made in heaven

Silvopasture and hunting: a match made in heaven

I had the chance back in February of 2021 to be interviewed by Cal Hardage for the Grazing Grass podcast. Before we got into the interview proper, we were talking about leasing nearby land for grazing, and some of the opportunities Cal was pursuing. There was a nearby...