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Giving you something to think about as you manage your ranch business The Working Cows podcast exists to give you something to think about as you seek to increase your ability as a ranch manager, stockman, financial manager, land steward, or our most important resource, the people who are on the journey with us toward ranch business success. We focus on the four pillars of a ranching operation featuring people who are actually making the daily decisions that change the course of their ranch business.

Giving you something to think about as you manage your ranch business The Working Cows podcast exists to give you something to think about as you seek to increase your ability as a ranch manager, stockman, financial manager, land steward, or our most important resource, the people who are on the journey with us toward ranch business success. We focus on the four pillars of a ranching operation featuring people who are actually making the daily decisions that change the course of their ranch business.
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Giving you something to think about as you manage your ranch business The Working Cows podcast exists to give you something to think about as you seek to increase your ability as a ranch manager, stockman, financial manager, land steward, or our most important resource, the people who are on the journey with us toward ranch business success. We focus on the four pillars of a ranching operation featuring people who are actually making the daily decisions that change the course of their ranch business.

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Episodes

Ep. 100 - Burke Teichert - Training the Next Generation of Ranch Managers

7/22/2019
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Burke Teichert of Teichert Management and Consulting joined me to discuss the training programs that consistently produce the most well equipped ranch managers. We talk about how future ranch managers can be prepared to lead teams that follow Burke's Five Essentials for a Profitable Ranch.

Duration:01:12:40

Ep. 099 - Morgan Hartman - Getting Started with Holistic Planned Grazing

7/16/2019
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Morgan Hartman is a seed stock producer, grazier, and Holistic Management educator. He joined me to discuss the process he would go through to get started with Holistic Planned Grazing. Morgan also challenges the paradigms of some of those who are paradigm challengers themselves.

Duration:00:37:47

Ep. 098 - Bob Havard - Regenerative Ag in the UK

7/10/2019
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Bob Havard of the Midlands in England joined me to discuss his operation and how they made the shift to year-round grazing. We talk about the challenges his neighbors thought he would have and what those challengers actually were.

Duration:00:42:08

Ep. 097 - Asking Why?

7/9/2019
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Going solo today to talk about asking "Why?" in our ranch businesses. It is important to ask "Why?" if we hope to stay open to new ways of thinking and acting in our ranch businesses, but asking "Why?" can also have other benefits four our ranches, especially as it relates to managing our most important resource, people.

Duration:00:24:15

Ep. 096 - Aaron Berger - Ten Things to Consider When Evaluating Moving Calving Date

6/15/2019
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Aaron Berger, a beef specialist with UNL Extension, joins me to discuss his article in the June edition of the BeefWatch Newsletter. We discuss taking a systems approach to considering moving calving season date. Aaron also shares a little about his great companion podcast to the BeefWatch Newsletter, the BeefWatch Podcast.

Duration:00:38:30

Ep 095 - Steve Kenyon - The Calendar of the Year-Round Grazier

6/13/2019
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Steve Kenyon, a Year-Round Grazier himself, joins me to discuss his recently published book "The Calendar of the Year-Round Grazier." We talk about how the lay out of the book and the lay out of the weather in the yearly cycle gives the year-round grazier all the time they need to get ready for a good year of grazing. Show Note for this Episode can be found at https://workingcows.net/95

Duration:00:41:43

Ep. 094 - Ken Olson - Managing the Rumen

5/27/2019
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Ken Olson has nearly 40 years of experience studying ruminant animals. Ken joined me to talk about how we can practically manage the nutritional plane of our animals and some of the challenges that different times of year present in maintaining healthy rumen function.

Duration:00:48:24

Ep. 092 - R. Nelson Nash - The Deep History of Financial Collapse

5/25/2019
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R. Nelson Nash is the founder of the Infinite Banking Concept, a tool used to provide financing outside of commercial banks. Nelson joined me shortly before his death. We talked about the deep history of financial collapse in our country. Our discussion mostly centers on the creation of the Federal Reserve and how it has been used to finance wars and steal wealth from the public. For more information on how you can secede from this system please download the companion episode at...

Duration:01:14:00

Ep. 093 - L. Carlos Lara - The Recent History of Financial Collapse

5/25/2019
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L. Carlos Lara is a certified IBC instructor and founding board member of the Nelson Nash Institute. In this follow-up episode to episode 93 Carlos and I pick up where my conversation with Nelson ended and discuss the recent history of financial instability and collapse in our country. We talk about the financial crisis of the 1980's as well as 2008. We talk about how we have not really fixed the issues present in 2008 and actually may have set ourselves up for an even bigger failure. Show...

Duration:01:02:13

Ep. 091 - Bart Davidson - Decisionable Data

5/23/2019
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Bart Davidson joined me to talk about how ranchers and graziers can make better decisions if the data they are already collecting is returned to them in a meaningful way. We talk about how Maia grazing is providing that kind of information to ranchers and graziers of all sizes. We also discuss the improtance of making the most of good years and failing fast to learn fast.

Duration:00:52:20

Ep. 090 - Dallas Mount -

5/21/2019
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Dallas Mount, Extension Educator for the University of Wyoming and instructor for the final class of the High Plains Ranch Practicum joined me ahead of the June 26th launch of the class. We discuss profitability targets for the 2018 calf crop and how you could use them to inform the decisions you are still making about the 2019 calf crop.

Duration:00:50:39

Ep. 089 - Dalmas Tiampati - Maasai Center for Regenerative Pastoralism

5/20/2019
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Dalmas Tiampati of the Maasai Center for Regenerative Pastoralism of Kenya joined me to discuss the history of Maasai Pastoralism, the effects of colonialism, as well as his hopes, dreams, and definition of success for his people. We talk about how Dalmas plans to use Holistic Management to regenerate land, livestock, and his communities through ancient pastoralist practices.

Duration:00:37:11

Ep. 088 - Experiments in Stock Density

5/7/2019
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Brian Alexander, Custom Grazier, Prescribed Burner, and Wildfire Survivor joined me to discuss his experiences at the Grass Fed Exchange as well as some new ideas he as a result of attending. We talk about the business opportunities presented by strip grazing and about how he went about making the decision to give this expirement a shot.

Duration:00:34:23

Ep. 087 - Bob Kinford - The Three Quarters Misguided Ambitions of the American Prairie Reserve

5/1/2019
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Bob Kinford joins me to discuss the American Prairie Reserve and his perspective on their misguided ambitions. We also talk about how Bob would use Migratory Grazing to accomplish the regeneration of the landscapes.

Duration:00:29:39

Ep. 086 - Glen Jensen - Increasing Accuracy of Breeding Soundness Exams

4/24/2019
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Glen Jensen a veterinarian with Emery Animal Health in Castle Dale, UT joined me to discuss the current state of bull breeding soundness exams and what we can do to improve their accuracy. We discuss the importance of morphological and motile soundness in sperm cells as well as ways to help standardize the process of determining the breeding soundness of seedstock industry wide. Sponsor:HPRanchPracticum.comGuest's Website:EmeryAnimalHealth.comGuest's Article:Who pays the piper? The hidden...

Duration:00:55:44

Ep. 085 - Cody Creelman - Castration in All Stages of the Beef Life Cycle

4/18/2019
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Cody Creelman, Cow Vet, from Airdrie, Alberta, Canada joins me to talk about different ways of handling and thinking about the task of castration. We discuss regional strategies as well as some out of the box tactics people are using to realize some unexpected gains.Leave WCP a Voicemail:(605)549-5401Guest's Vlog:Keep up with Cody: Facebook YouTube Twitter Snapchat vahs.netIntro Voice Over: H/T: Jim ThompsonIntro Music: H/T: Luke Dowler

Duration:00:46:11

Ep. 084 – John Coleman Locke – Mob Grazing to Improve Land, Livestock, and Life

4/10/2019
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John Coleman Locke of the Locke Division of the J.D. Hudgins ranch joined me to discuss their transition to and implementation of mob grazing to improve their resource base. We talk about his influences like Dave Pratt, Dallas Mount, and Ian Mitchell-Innes. We also discuss how much of a paradigm challenge it is for a...

Duration:00:35:56

Ep. 083 - Kelly Sidoryk - Developing a Shared Vision

4/10/2019
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Kelly Sidoryk is an Holistic Management Educator based out of Blackroot, AB, CA. She has a wealth of experience and knowledge in helping families develop the shared vision that will facilitate smooth management and asset transition in their succession planning an execution process. I so appreciate Kelly's heart to help people develop businesses that are not only economically and ecologically sustainable but also sustainable on the human resources front.

Duration:00:36:00

Ep. 084 - John Coleman Locke - Mob Grazing to Improve Land, Livestock, and Life

4/10/2019
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John Coleman Locke of the Locke Division of the J.D. Hudgins ranch joined me to discuss their transition to and implementation of mob grazing to improve their resource base. We talk about his influences like Dave Pratt, Dallas Mount, and Ian Mitchell-Innes. We also discuss how much of a paradigm challenge it is for a seed stock operation to employ these techniques. Be sure to tune in to their bull sale on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 to see how your business might be improved by some Bos...

Duration:00:35:56

Bonus Ep. 080 - Dave Pratt - Disaster Recovery

4/10/2019
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Dave Pratt, owner of Ranch Management Consultants the parent company of the Ranching for Profit school, has experience in guiding ranchers through disaster recovery. I invited me to share some of his experience in helping people focus on the right things in their recovery efforts.Article Mentioned: WorkingCows.net/Nebraska

Duration:00:32:09