Tag Archive for: Sheep and Goats

Stephanie Kasper's rainwater harvesting system

When in Drought, Plan It Out: Rain Harvesting

By Stephanie Kasper, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Program…

AgriSolar Podcast Ep. 4: Birds, Bees, and Butterflies – Solar Pollinator Habitat

Wondering how solar energy arrays can benefit pollinator health…
Sistla Sheep

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

Got sheep (or other livestock)? This week, we're spotlighting…

For a Safe Lambing Season, Make a ‘Lambulance’

During lambing, sometimes even healthy and productive ewes can create a challenge for shepherds determined to get everyone to safety. That’s why National Center for Appropriate Technology Regenerative Grazing Specialist Linda Poole recommends making your own lamb ambulance or ‘lambulance’ before lambing.
By Emilie Saunders, NCAT Communications Director
sheep grazing

Top 5 Lambing Hacks for a Panic-Free Season 

I’ve been blessed by mentors whose lambing stories and cautions have soaked so deep into my core that now they are mine too. As a way to pay forward the wisdom so kindly shared with me, here are my top five tips and tools for a panic-free lambing season.
By Linda Poole, Regenerative Grazing Specialist

Building Blocks for Healthy Herds and Flocks

Building Blocks for Healthy Herds and Flocks In this webinar,…
sheep

Getting Started in Livestock: Lessons Learned

By Linda Coffey, NCAT Livestock Specialist Thinking back to…

Episode 182. Getting Started in Livestock, Part 2: Species Considerations

In this episode of Voices from the Field, NCAT Southeast Regional…

Farm Equipment and Infrastructure

I want to share with you a few pieces of infrastructure and equipment we have on our farm, why they work for us, and ways they don’t work. I always find it helpful to see how other farmers feed and water their animals. Maybe you will get ideas that you can implement on your farm—or you can send me ideas for improvement.
By Margo Hale, NCAT Southeast Regional Director, Armed to Farm Program Director, and Agriculture Specialist

Getting Started with Livestock

My day begins with a hot cup of coffee and a quick check of our farm. What a thrill to find a new baby calf from our Belted Galloways, to watch the antics of our pig, to have my girls gather farm-fresh eggs, and to watch the goats grazing. Livestock bring life to the farm!
By Margo Hale, NCAT Southeast Regional Director, Armed to Farm Program Director, and Agriculture Specialist

Episode 179. Getting Started in Livestock, Part 1

In this episode of Voices from the Field, Margo Hale and Linda…
Cattle at Windset Ranch/Cedar Creek Farm, Arkansas

Integrating Livestock into your Field Crops

This question-and-answer session is a follow-up to a webinar…