How to Graze Responsibly

How to Graze Responsibly

Meat production is arguably one of the most damaging agricultural practises in terms of environmental impact. This is due in part to methane production: a byproduct of raising cattle, as well as the affect of cattle on the quality of soil. These issues can be...
High Stock Density Grazing VS Holistic Planned Grazing

High Stock Density Grazing VS Holistic Planned Grazing

Farmers face an increasing need to change their grazing practises for the health and longevity of their land. There is often confusion surrounding the differences in high stock and holistic planned grazing–both change the way your animals feed, but can differ...
6 Ways the Meat Industry Affects the Environment

6 Ways the Meat Industry Affects the Environment

Recently, the public has taken a renewed interest in the meat industry and how it affects the environment. This has led to many movements and changes in approach to how the industry operates. Some vie for more extreme measures, such as eliminating meat consumption...
Is Cow-Sharing Right For You?

Is Cow-Sharing Right For You?

Cow-sharing is a concept often discussed, but the concept itself isn’t new. Simply put, you purchase a portion of a cow and receive a portion of its meat and milk accordingly. The cost of running a farm and feeding the cattle are deducted from profits, along...
Tips for Adding Animals to Your Crop Rotation

Tips for Adding Animals to Your Crop Rotation

Plant farming and cattle grazing need not be isolated approaches to operating a farm. There are many reasons to combine both practices together, from financial benefits to land preservation. Adding cattle to your farm is quite useful in aiding crop rotation, since...
High-Intensity Grazing Trial Yields Early Results

High-Intensity Grazing Trial Yields Early Results

Barry O’Sullivan is a farmer from North Queensland, whose farm is part of an experimental grazing practice. The property is located 60 km west of Bowen. After trying this new approach to farming and grazing, O’Sullivan has hosted an open house in which he...

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