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Producer Features

We bring you feature articles on successful forage producers and their business models to help you enrich your management style.


Managing an intensive grazing operation takes more planning than just letting cows onto a pasture.

For Kevin Yon of Yon Family Farm, it’s all about lower inputs and high satisfaction.

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Embracing Alaska’s uniqueness has helped Teri Weiland and her husband, Terry, raise hay in the coldest state in the U.S. for more than 40 years.

The Weilands live in the Matanuska Valley, where many of the farms are only five acres.

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Farmers in the southwest, particularly Texas and Oklahoma, are experiencing the worst drought recorded since the 1930s. Beef and dairy producers have been forced to cut herd sizes, and many won't be able to remain in business.

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Grassland manager Steve Kenyon of Busby, Alberta, is a little unconventional and a whole lot life-oriented.

His family-friendly seminars are about minimum work, maximum profit, being nature-oriented.

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In Tillamook County, Oregon, where they get approximately 90 inches of rain every year, farmers use no-till drilling as a management tool in that area to increase the productivity of their pastures.

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Nestled in the northwest corner of the Dairy State sits Buresh Dairy Farm.

A fifth-generation operation, Buresh Dairy Farm is managed by Roger, his wife, Barb, and their sons, Jeff and Joe.

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