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Episodes

Ep. 017 – Darin and Jessica Michalski – Back to Grass

2/19/2018
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Darin and Jessica Michalski joined me to discuss the process of choosing and seeding marginal cropland back to grass. We talk about the motivations for and the benefits of this process. Sponsors: CammackRanchSupply.com ChrisWilliamsAudio.com Our Amazing Grasslands Video:

Duration:00:31:13

Bonus Ep. 001 – Cody Jorgensen – Jorgensen Land and Cattle

2/17/2018
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As part of my partnership with the South Dakota Grassland Coalition, I have the privilege interviewing as many of the featured producers from the SDGC’s Grassland Planner as I can. This is the first interview in that series with Cody Jorgensen of Jorgensen Land and Cattle Partnership in Ideal, SD. In this engaging discussion, we talk...

Duration:00:37:37

Ep. 16 – Jim Faulstich – South Dakota Grassland Coalition Grassland Planner

2/12/2018
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Jim Faulstich joined me to discuss the South Dakota Grassland Coalition, an innovative and valuable resource looking to help South Dakota ranchers make better use of their grass resources. Specifically, we discuss the Grassland Planner and a cooperation between SDGC and the Working Cows podcast to interview the featured producers in the 2018 edition of...

Duration:00:35:53

Ep. 015 – Joe Mills – Feeding, Growing Feed, and Marketing Fed Animals

2/5/2018
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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)...

Duration:00:35:29

Ep. 014 – Roland Kroos – Managing the Triple Bottom Line

1/29/2018
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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...

Duration:00:40:12

Ep. 013 – Dave Pratt – Customer Value

1/22/2018
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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...

Duration:00:44:52

Ep. 012 – Curt Pate – Stockmanship

1/15/2018
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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...

Duration:00:38:03

Ep. 011 – Dr. Trey Patterson – Heifer Development

1/8/2018
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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...

Duration:00:33:30

Ep. 010 – Best of 2017

1/1/2018
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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...

Duration:00:22:08

Ep. 009 – Derek Schwanebeck – Deferred Grazing

12/25/2017
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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

Duration:00:43:13

Ep. 008 – Fernando Falomir – Regenerative Ranching

12/18/2017
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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...

Duration:00:33:19

Ep. 007 – Josh Sybesma – Hoop Beef System

12/11/2017
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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:

Duration:00:35:01

Ep. 006 – Aaron Berger – Cow Depreciation

12/4/2017
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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...

Duration:00:29:01

Ep. 005 – Paul Jungnitsch – Bale Grazing

11/27/2017
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In this episode, we discuss Paul Jungnitsch’s master’s thesis “The Effects of Cattle Winter Feeding Systems on Soil Nutrients, Animal Performance, Forage Growth, and Economics.” This episode is an excellent introduction to the topic with concrete research data backing up the claims of those out of the box thinkers who say cows can actually improve...

Duration:00:33:14

Ep. 004 – Dave Ollila – Winter Feeding Strategy

11/20/2017
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I had the opportunity to tour Dave and his family’s operation. Specifically, we had a chance to see the layout of their winter feeding strategy with an eye toward how they are being intentional about getting the nutrients back on to the field in the evenest way possible. In this episode, we discuss their winter...

Duration:00:33:28

Ep. 003 – Melinda Sims – Winter Windrow Grazing

11/12/2017
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In this episode, I talk to Melinda Sims about winter windrow grazing. We talk about the definition of windrow grazing as well as some of the benefits and challenges of this practice. Sponsors: CammackRanchSupply.com ChrisWilliamsAudio.com Guests’ Website: SimsCattleCompany.com Guests’ Facebook: Sims Cattle Company Resources Mentioned: Intro Voice Over: H/T: Jim Thompson Intro Music: H/T: Luke...

Duration:00:33:40

Ep. 002 – Dallas Mount – The Four Pillars of a Ranching Operation

11/3/2017
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In this episode, we look at the Four Pillars of a Ranching Operation with Dallas Mount. As part of our discussion, we cover common roadblocks and leverage points to increase profitability. Subscribe iTunes Stitcher YouTube Sponsor Cammack Ranch Supply Books Discussed Healthy...

Duration:00:39:01

Ep. 001 – Mary Jo Irmen – Farming without the Bank

11/3/2017
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In this episode, I discuss the Infinite Banking Concept with Mary Jo Irmen. These concepts are discussed in Mary Jo’s book Farming without the Bank. Subscribe iTunes Stitcher YouTube Sponsor Cammack Ranch Supply Books Discussed Farming without the Bank Wealth without the Bank...

Duration:00:33:48

Ep. 000 – Working Cows Podcast Introduction

10/31/2017
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Howdy! Welcome to the Working Cows Podcast! In this first episode, I discuss my reasons for starting this podcast, my present involvement in the ranching industry, and the format of this podcast. Subscribe iTunes Stitcher YouTube Intro Voice Over: H/T: Jim Thompson...

Duration:00:11:38