Tag Archive for: Sheep and Goats

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Extreme Heat: Don’t Let Summer Be a Bummer

By Luz Ballesteros Gonzalez and Darron Gaus, NCAT Agriculture…
Sistla Sheep

Episode 216. Sheep and the Sun: Solar Grazing with Lexie Hain

Got sheep (or other livestock)? This week, we're spotlighting…
Cattle getting shade under a tree.

Throw Some Shade: Protecting Livestock from Heat Stress

By Nina Prater, NCAT Agriculture Specialist As the summer…

Living Lawn Mowers in a World of Mowing Madness

By Danielle Crocker, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Mowing…

Celebrating the Wisdom of Women Shepherds: ATTRA’s She’s Raising Sheep Podcast Series

By Linda Poole, Regenerative Grazing Specialist March is Women's…
Cow at frozen pond

Providing Water to Livestock in Frigid Weather

Weather events bring all sorts of challenges to livestock producers, but perhaps none more than severe winter weather. The bitterly cold temperatures in February 2021 sparked a conversation among NCAT Livestock Specialists about how we provide water to stock during such times.
By Linda Coffey, Margo Hale, and Dave Scott, NCAT Livestock Specialists

Episode 335. She’s Raising Sheep: Sheridan Rowe Langford of Texas 

Sheri Langford is a straight-talking Texas shepherd, dog trainer,…
Very dense and compacted soil clod breaking off in horizontal plates underneath a 3-inch sod laye

Diagnosing Soil Compaction on Grazing Lands

By Justin Morris In an earlier blog, we discussed the causes…

Episode 331. Meet NCAT: Danielle Duni, Carbon Farm Planner for Woolgrowers in Wyoming

This episode of Voices from the Field introduces one of NCAT’s…
Very dense and compacted soil clod breaking off in horizontal plates underneath a 3-inch sod laye

The Causes of Soil Compaction on Grazing Lands

By Justin Morris In an earlier blog, we discussed what compaction…
St. Croix and Katahdin sheep.

Episode 328. Lessons Learned from a Southern Farm: Alabama Farm’s Organic Integrity

This episode of Voices from the Field is the first of a new podcast…

All Chopped Up with Somewhere to Grow

By Justin Duncan, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Recently…