The Salatin Semester ─ Video & Data Disc Contents

The Salatin Semester - discsYou Can Farm

Disc 1: Guiding Principles (length 1:24)
1. More Similar than Dissimilar
2. Why do YOU Want to Farm?
3. The 60-Year-Old Farmer
4. What Does a Successful Farm Look Like?
5. What is Your Paradise Farm?
6. Questions and Answers

Disc 2: Polyface Farm Slideshow (length 1:32)
1. Equitable Management: Making Your Farm Work for You
2. Innovation Requires Disturbance
3. More Multi-Use Infrastructure Concepts
4. Former Interns
5. Questions and Answers

Disc 3: Marketing (length 1:18)
1. Introduction to On-Farm Sales
2. Selling to Restaurants
3. Metropolitan Buying Clubs
4. Questions and Answers

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Disc 4: Developing a Team (length 1:36)
1. The Danger of Silent Expectations
2. Germinating the New Generation
3. Entrepreneurial Opportunities Abound: Developing the Self-Employed
4. Questions and Answers

Pastured Poultry

Disc 5: Laying Hens (length 1:29)
1. The Eggmobile
2. Feeder Construction Details
3. Nest Boxes
4. Questions and Answers

Disc 6: Broilers & Turkeys (length 1:32)
1. Eggmobile Production: 50+ Acres
2. Heritage Breeds
3. Pastured Egg Production: Under 50 Acres
4. Winter
5. Questions and Answers

Disc 7: Marketing & Pricing (length 1:25)
1. Broilers: Raising Chicks
2. Out to Pasture
3. Transporting the Shelters & Water and Feed Systems
4. Questions and Answers

Disc 8: Collaboration Scaling (length 1:36)
1. Turkeys
2. The “Gobbledygo”
3. Processing Poultry
4. Compost & Freedom Ranger Chickens
5. Cutups & Options = More $
6. Questions and Answers

Salad Bar Beef

Disc 9: Biomass Accumulation Restart Buttons (length 1:34)
1. Manure Management
2. Advantages of Deep Bedding
3. How Polyface Would Keep Horses
4. Training Pigs for Pasture & Pig-Mixing Rules
5. Nook-and-Cranny Farming: How to Raise 300 Pigs on 20 Acres & Net $60K
6. Questions and Answers

Disc 10: Fence, Access, Water (length 1:39)
1. Pig Profit Margins Detailed
2. Land Management with Pigs
3. The Math of Grazing: Cow Days per Acre
4. Monitoring Feeding Levels
5. The Science of Ideal Grazing
6. Questions and Answers

Disc 11: Grass Finishing (length 1:40)
1. Temporary Fencing
2. Let the Terrain Define the Fencing Design
3. Corralling the Cows
4. The Balancing Act: Average Daily Gain vs. Gain per Acre
5. Doing the Math: How Beef = More $ per Acre
6. Questions and Answers

Disc 12: Leasing Land (length 1:39)
1. Herd Health
2. The Elements of Ideal Beef
3. Fencing Infrastructure Recap
4. A Quick Word on Sheep & Goats
5. Questions and Answers

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The Salatin Semester -- data discAdditional Resources ─ Data CD

1. Tour of Polyface Farm ─ Slideshow in Multiple Formats
2. Online Resources ─ Section from Book with hyperlinks
3. Audio Interviews/Questions and Answers (MP3 files)

Pastured Poultry #1 ─ Daniel Salatin (length 1:31)
Pastured Poultry #2 ─ Joel Salatin (length 1:30)
Salad Bar Beef #1 ─ Joel Salatin (length 1:30)
Salad Bar Beef #2 ─ Daniel Salatin (length 1:35)
You Can Farm #1 ─ Joel Salatin (length 1:30)
You Can Farm #2 ─ Joel Salatin (length 1:32)

 

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