There are many benefits to combining pasture-based livestock production and cash grain production on the same farm.
Take a good, critical look at the grazing resources on your farm, advises Holmes County Extension Agent Dean Slates in this week’s “All About Grazing” column.
In management intensive grazing, energy is the limiting nutrient for high producing dairy cows.
What’s the best pasture mix for llamas and alpacas? They’re not picky, but an Ohio State grazing expert offers tips in this week’s All About Grazing column.
Extension agent does th e math for the value of organic fertilizers.
Grazing columnist Mark Landefeld writes from personal experience: Getting started is the hardest part.
Kura establishment has been characterized this way: “First year it sleeps, second year it creeps, third year it leaps.”
Developing and managing what you have is often more cost effective than trying to completely renovate a pasture or grazing system.
Knox County Extension Agent Jeff McCutcheon finds the biggest problem in pastures is not the plant, but the plant-er.
Deciding on which species of new forage seedings to plant this spring can be difficult because it is influenced by many factors.
Does breeding make a difference when it comes to grazing dairy cattle? At least one researcher says, yes, as Wayne County Dairy Agent Tom Noyes reports in this week’s “All About Grazing” column.
With this being a unique and challenging year for grazing management, producers need to seriously look at their quantity and quality of stored feed.
With the break in the weather, life is good again for graziers, but the question still persists: What could I be doing now to ensure I will have enough feed for winter? The answer may be in the corn field.
This year’s dry weather has put every dairy or beef farmer in a similar predicament, and most livestock producers are faced with tight, if not outright insufficient forages to feed during the winter period.
Graziers are asking how to extend the grazing season and still get ahead of the game with solid fall pasture management. OSU Extension Agent Tom Noyes shares some tips in this week’s “All About Grazing.”
Get tips on how to manage and graze dry pastures during the summer drought.
Late July or August is when producers in Ohio need to start preparing fields for stockpiling.
Water is called many different things depending on your situation and location. Here in southern Ohio, it’s a real nuisance.
High level or rainfall means more forage growth, but also softer soil conditions and the potential for mud and compaction problems.
Planning your grazing ahead of time could reap benefits.