Sunday, February 7, 2016

In our Pasture For Profit grazing schools we talk about pasture management in terms of keeping pasture plants actively growing and matching livestock nutrient...

Testing the nutrient value of forage is a valuable tool that can be utilized to balance livestock rations. Guessing the nutrient content of a...

With summer grazing giving way for fall and winter management over the next few weeks, it is time to take inventory of the...

As a little boy on our farm in Morgan County, I could identify orchardgrass, bromegrass, alfalfa and clover, but never heard of fescue. Then...

What kind of grades would you get for managing your grazing system if there were report cards for graziers? Would you be satisfied with...

Now that summer is under way, many producers are finishing first cutting hay and preparing to make second cutting. As rotational graziers, however, we...

I have written in the past about dealing with forage quality when it is raining every day and when we have been short on...

How can farmers deal with making hay and getting it dry between rains? This is a challenge at times, but there are some proven techniques to speed drying that can help shorten the window between cutting and storing the forage.

We are at a stage now where we can affect grazing for the season. Right now, our fields are finishing up their "reproductive" stage...

>I had an opportunity to travel with the Ohio State University Extension sheep team to Australia March 24 –April 9. Our group of 17...
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