Beyond Your Backyard: Snow Covered Prairies

Snow Covered Prairies

For southern Minnesota at least it seems winter is truly here. As I watched the snow falling (and inevitably then blowing) outside my window today I was as enchanted as I always am when I’m tucked away in my warm house. Snow always seems to make winter feel more cozy. Its sparkling snowflakes cloak the…

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Meet the Speaker: Gene Goven


Gene Goven will kick off the Midwest Soil Health Summit on March 8th with a presentation and discussion on “Managing Diversity for Soil Health Enhancement.” Gene is farmer and rancher in North Dakota who has implemented the soil health principles on his ranch. He will share how he uses livestock as a tool to improve…

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Luhman: Overhead

I’ve written several columns talking about different ways to increase profitability in a grazing enterprise. Many have been focused on changing enterprises or working on adding value to the product you sell. You can check those out in my article archive here. Today I want to talk about overhead and how we can reduce that…

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