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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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From his Twitter profile (@TheHippieFarmer) Joe Mills is a Cover cropper, no-tiller, cow-calfer, gas station food lover, small-time feeder. In this episode, we talk about innovative and out of the box strategy they are employing in regards to feeding and marketing their beef. (Correction: From Intro, Joe rejoined the family operation in 2013 not 2003)...

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Roland Kroos joined me to discuss the elements of a holistic goal. We also discuss the successes and take a candid look at the failures that occur when ranches are not managed (w)holistically. Sponsors: CammackRanchSupply.com ChrisWilliamsAudio.com Guest’s Website: CrossRoadsRanchConsulting.com Case Studies Guest’s Facebook: Crossroads Ranch Consulting Book Mentioned (Amazon Affiliate Link): Trust: A New Vision...

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I sat down with Dave Pratt after being his student for a two-day workshop focused on the Three Keys to Increasing Profit, Hard Work and Harmony, and working through ranch problems among other things. As part of our discussion, we take a deep dive into how ranch businesses can best serve their customers. Sponsors: CammackRanchSupply.com...

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In this episode, we discuss stockmanship with Curt Pate. Curt has traveled the world as a clinician training animals and people in the areas of low-stress livestock handling, colt starting, horsemanship, and safety. We talk about what makes a good stockman, shrink vs. growth mode in cattle, and how to predict if livestock will weigh-up...

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In this episode, we talk with Dr. Trey Patterson of the Padlock Ranch about heifer development. We focus on developing heifers on native range and developing heifers to a lower percentage of mature body weight. As part of this discussion, we talk about the advantages and challenges of such a system. Sponsors: CammackRanchSupply.com ChrisWilliamsAudio.com Working...

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Today we are taking a look back at the year that was on the Working Cows Podcast. We have the (subjectively chosen) best 2 minutes from each of the previous year’s episodes. Enjoy! Happy New Year! Also, don’t miss the end of this episode. I give a preview of the month to come! We are...

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In this episode, I discuss deferred grazing with Derek Schwanebeck. Derek and I also discuss what we can do in our management decisions to help kick-start the microbiome in our soil. Sponsor: CammackRanchSupply.com Guest’s Website: ConerstoneGrazing.com Guest’s Facebook: Ranching Outta the Box Resources Mentioned: Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition

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In this episode, we discuss the process of bringing a ranch back from decades of abuse and mismanagement. To make the task even more challenging the Falomirs are dealing with extreme weather conditions and prolonged periods of drought. The techniques they have used can be applied anywhere and learned by anyone. Sponsors: ChrisWilliamsAudio.com CammackRanchSupply.com Guest’s...

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In this episode, Josh Sybesma and I discuss the difficulties that come with living in a place where the most profitable thing people can do is grow crops. Specifically, we look at one way they have found to deal with the challenge of expensive land rent on their operation. Sponsors: CammackRanchSupply.com ChrisWilliamsAudio.com Video Mentioned: Group...

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In this episode, we talk to Aaron Berger a Beef Systems Educator with the University of Nebraska. Aaron joined us to talk about Cow Depreciation. This could be one of the biggest levers we can push to maximize our effectiveness in managing our herds. Sponsors: CammackRanchSupply.com ChrisWilliamsAudio.com Guest’s Articles: Cow-Calf Cost Breakdown: Cow Depreciation Cow...

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