Stories by Mark Landefeld

Grazing during a drought, preparing for fall

Thursday, August 11, 2005

August is the time Ohio producers should begin stockpiling feed for their animals winter needs.
Stockpiling means to accumulate forages that will be harvested by grazing livestock at a later time.

Stockpiled forages are ready to use

Thursday, December 9, 2004

Here we are in December and I see livestock in numerous pastures where there is no grass left to eat.

Start reducing costs of winter feed

Thursday, August 12, 2004

Grazing expert tells you what to do now to prepare for winter feeding.

Supplementing low-quality forage

Thursday, December 18, 2003

From one extreme to another, farmers have had it all.

Look ahead to winter feeding season

Thursday, August 7, 2003

What will this summer’s forage season do to your feeding plans next winter? This week’s “All About Grazing” column reminds you of the little things that have lasting importance.

Rotational grazing is easy, beneficial

Thursday, April 3, 2003

Grazing columnist Mark Landefeld writes from personal experience: Getting started is the hardest part.

Stockpiling forage is easy to do

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Late July or August is when producers in Ohio need to start preparing fields for stockpiling.


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About Mark

The author is an Ohio State University Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator in Monroe County, Ohio.