Working Cows Podcast

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Tune in with Clay Conry, a western South Dakota native, as he provides a platform for producers to discuss paradigm challenging practices in the cattle industry.

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Kathy Voth is the founder, publisher, and editor of OnPasture.com. Tip Hudson is the host and creator of "The Art of Range" podcast. They joined me to discuss what we have learned in building the online platforms and what it takes to sustain those platforms.

The Colorado Section of the Society for Range Management recently hosted a webinar series. This was a great opportunity to hear from many great minds in the industry. I was priviliged to participate in a discussion with Tip Hudson, of The Art of Range Podcast, and Kathy Voth, of OnPasture.com, about building online communities.

The Colorado Section of the Society for Range Management recently hosted a webinar series. This was a great opportunity to hear from many great minds in the industry. I was priviliged to participate in a discussion following a screening of the "Hanna Ranch" documentary, a film that deals very honestly with issues around rural mental health.

Dave Pratt, CEO Emeritus of Ranch Management Consultants, joined me to discuss his new book "The Turnaround: A Rancher's Story." This book introduces and outlines many of the principles taught in the Ranching for Profit school. We also talk about what Dave has learned through the transition of Ranch Management Consultants and his thoughts on the passing of Stan Parsons, Founder of RMC.

Steve Campbell, a grazier and lecturer from Idaho, joined me to discuss some of the major takeaways from his two day school hosted by Wedge Tent Angus Ranch near Faith, SD. We talk about what to look for in grass-efficient cows as well as how to improve the cows we have through bull selection.

Nicole Masters joined me to discuss the purpose of weeds on the landscape. We talk about how to be patient and allow weeds to accomplish their job. We also discuss how to determine if the weeds are going to continue to increase or if they are merely bringing in nutrients in which our rangeland plants are deficient.

Michelle Reines is a leadership coach focused on equiping everyday leaders with the tools they need to level-up their leadership skills. We talk about Michelle's bull ride that set her on the journey to improve here leadership toolkit.

Reilly Sasse, one of the minds behind Tomcat Mfg, joined me to discuss the benefits, challenges, and tools available to effectively water livestock. We talk about treating bad water, rehabilitating wells and windmills, and getting the most out of our water infrastructure.

Dallas Mount, CEO of Ranch Management Consultants, joined me to discuss his recent Profit Tips article "Having the Courage to Talk." We talk about how crucial it is to improve our skills around handling difficult conversations. We also discuss some tools that can help us improve our skills.

Justin Rader of 100th Meridian Ranching joined me to discuss the advantages of leasing bulls for your cow/calf operation. We talk about the flexibility of this practice as well as the lengths to which they are going to ensure the health and safety of the bulls they lease.