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43% Better – The Economics of Getting Your Livestock to Eat Weeds

From Kathy Voth | OnPasture.com When I started teaching cows to eat weeds, I thought everyone would see what I saw:  an economical alternative for weed management.  If cows or other livestock eat weeds, you don’t have to spend money … Continue reading

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Fencing Help For You!

Whether you are implementing a pasture management plan, exclusion fencing a creek or pond or keeping critters out of  your new stand of trees, Kathy Voth at OnPasture.com shares some insights on quick and easy fence installation: Fencing Help For You!.

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Spring is in the air! Are new trees in your future?

Spring is technically here, although yesterday’s snow storm makes you wonder about Mother Nature’s sense of humor! If planting new trees is on the “honey-do” list, here are some good articles that can assure success. How to Plant or Transplant Hybrid Poplar … Continue reading

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Pasture Principles for Smaller Acreages

Did you know that the University of Idaho, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) has an online library with information on almost any topic affecting North Central Idaho Farmers and Ranchers? Here’s a link to a Pasture Management Bulletin … Continue reading

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Topics covered at Riparian Restoration Workshop

We are all looking forward to the presentations at the upcoming workshop and, as a bonus, the Clearwater Valley High School Future Farmers of America will be providing lunch. The workshop is on March 19th at the Kooskia Community Center … Continue reading

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Workshop for Riparian Area Management set for Kooskia

Idaho Soil and Water Conservation District, along with Idaho Department of Lands and Natural Resource Conservation Service, is hosting a Riparian Restoration Workshop on March 19, 2015 at the Kooskia (Idaho) Community Center. The workshop will provide to landowners information on … Continue reading

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11th Annual North Central Idaho Grazing Conference

Mark your calendar for the 11th Annual North Central Idaho Grazing Conference in Lewiston on January 6, 2015. The conference will be on the Lewis-Clark State College campus in the Williams Conference Center. Doors open at 8:00 a.m., registration and … Continue reading

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