For Farmers

Know of a good website or resource? Let me know. Thanks.

For Graziers
American Grassfed Association – marketing
Bovine Engineering – improving grass-fed cattle genetics
Grassworks – networking, technical assistance, Wisconsin-based
Graze – monthly publication
Greg Judy – rancher, author, consultant on leasing land, intensive, multi-species rotational grazing
Cody Holmes – rancher, author, consultant on wholistic goals, multi-species grazing, rotational grazing
Stockman Grass Farmer – monthly publication

Organic & Sustainable Farming
ACRES conference, seminars, farm days, publications
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Michael Fields Institute – workshops, research, resources
Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Services – Keeping standards high, how to transition, education, seminars/workshops/field days, conferences
Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture
Land Stewardship Project – research, education, public policy focused on sustainability of the small, family farm
eOrganic — From Extension – webinars, papers and articles on many aspects of organic farming practice.
Using the organic label – USDA summary

Books
Alternative Treatments for Ruminant Animals, Paul Dettloff, DVM
Full Time Ranching on 3 Hours a Day, Cody Holmes
Grass-fed Cattle: How to Produce and Market Natural Beef, Julius Ruechel
Herd Bull Fertility, James E. Drayson
Homeopathy in Organic Livestock Production, Glen Dupree, DVM
Kick the Hay Habit, Jim Gerrish
Management-Intensive Grazing: The Grassroots of Grass Farming, Jim Gerrish
No Risk Ranching: Custom Grazing on Leased Land, Greg Judy
Pasture Profits with Stocker Cattle, Allan Nation
Reproduction and Animal Health, Charles Walters and Gearld Fry
Small Scale Livestock Farming: A Grass-based Approach for Health, Sustainability and Profit, Carol Ekarius


Whadda ya think?