July 26, 2022
When I first learned about rotational grazing, I knew right away that’s how I wanted to raise goats. But no one was really doing it, at least in my region. So I dove in and learned how to raise goats on pasture using rotational grazing and regenerative practices. I should say I’m still working on […]
July 20, 2022
This Q&A features our approach to pasture for goats, and hay for winter feed for our meat goats.
June 29, 2022
Live Q&A Topics: Using 1 or 2 strands of polywire with goats. Options for portable goat electric fence for dividing paddocks.
May 26, 2022
Goats + electric fence. It doesn’t need to be complicated. Yes. I said it. It’s true. You can effectively use electric fence with goats. With a little bit of work at the beginning of the grazing season, it can work. Importance of good goat fence When I tell people I raise goats, the first thing […]
January 24, 2022
On our farm, much like many across the region, the trend to pull livestock off the land started to happen about 60 years ago. For our farm, that noted the beginning of our oak savanna grassland no longer seeing livestock.
January 20, 2022
My work as a farmer is really rooted in idea of lifelong learning. I’m always learning, whether it’s daily through observation of my livestock or from season-to-season how our pastures grow and flourish (or, not so much with a drought year like last summer).
January 17, 2022
Yes! While it may seem like when everything goes dormant for the season, our work with the farm and the environment around us slows down. That is true, but there are ways we can prepare for winter and during the winter months that still keep the environment, in particular, soil health in mind.
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