Stories by Patty Dyer

Planning your winter feeding strategy

Thursday, November 20, 2003

This week’s All About Grazing column: Looking ahead could pay bigger dividends than anything else you do in preparing for winter.

Summer grazing: What do we do now?

Thursday, July 3, 2003

The question is what do we do with the overmature pasture and hay we have to contend with now and as our winter feed supply?

Getting ready for spring grazing

Thursday, March 6, 2003

Developing and managing what you have is often more cost effective than trying to completely renovate a pasture or grazing system.

Managing your fall, winter forage

Thursday, October 31, 2002

With this being a unique and challenging year for grazing management, producers need to seriously look at their quantity and quality of stored feed.

Start forage management now

Thursday, June 27, 2002

High level or rainfall means more forage growth, but also softer soil conditions and the potential for mud and compaction problems.


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About Patty

The author is an area grassland conservationist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, located in the Licking County field office in Newark, Ohio; 740-670-5236.