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Winter supplementation depends on variations in forage quality and growth

Thursday, December 29, 2005

Forage can provide most of the nutritional requirements of a beef herd during the fall and winter. The challenge becomes the management of supplement due to variations in forage quality and growth.

Winter feeding and supplementation: Are you effectively controlling costs?

Thursday, December 15, 2005

Undoubtedly, winter feeding practices of livestock varies from farm to farm as much or more than any other feeding period the entire year.

Test your forage for four reasons

Thursday, August 25, 2005

As we have experienced this year, forage quantity is drastically down as a result of dry conditions.

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.

Prepare a pasture with these tips

Thursday, August 4, 2005

Late summer is an excellent time to establish forages.
The following steps will assist producers in successful renovation and establishment of grass fields and legumes.

Help yourself by training employees

Thursday, February 17, 2005

In a dairy farm’s employee break room, I saw the following posted: “Our employees are our most important asset.

Learning from innovative grazing systems in southern Brazil

Thursday, February 10, 2005

Brazilian agriculture dramatically changed in the past 20 years.
We know of the rapid increase in Brazilian soybean production.

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.

Next crop: Dairy heifers are the future

Thursday, October 14, 2004

The dairy replacements are the foundation of any dairy enterprise. They are the future of your dairy herd and will be one of the major factors that will determine continued improved herd performance.

Monitoring nutrition in the pasture

Thursday, September 23, 2004

I have had numerous dairy graziers tell me their cows did not milk well this summer. “Why didn’t my cows milk as well this summer, and how could I have supplemented them?” The answers are not simple, but I have some suggestions.

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