Noah and his family have a diversified farming operation running 180 cow/calf pairs, several hundred hogs for Niman Ranch, feedlot beef, and crops. They do a great job integrating livestock with the cropping enterprise through getting cattle out on the land, or diversifying their crop rotation and putting those harder-to-market grains through pigs or cattle and much more. By doing this they are able to reduce feed costs, increase soil health, and ultimately improve farm profitability! Lots to learn from Noah!

Resources Mentioned:

Allan Nation
Gabe Brown
Practical Farmers of Iowa
Local Extension Office

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