Sunday, September 25, 2016

Winter always seems to create unique challenges with livestock. From keeping ice off the water troughs to providing feed with enough nutrients to maintain...

Pasture is a valuable forage resource. Like any resource, it responds to management. What is your plan to add value to your pasture in 2013?

Are you getting adequate forage production from your pastures and hay fields? Are you getting maximum weight gains from your livestock with the forage...

Large round bales are the most popular source of hay when winter feeding beef cattle. Unfortunately, these bales are subject to a variety of...

Well, it has been just over a year ago that I retired from my job as Ohio NRCS state grassland conservationist, but I am...

As we wind down the 2012 year, it is time to assess what worked for us and what we can improve on for next...

It looks like the drought of 2012 is in the record books. Rainfall is back and we actually have seen pastures and hayfields recover...

It seems there are never enough days in the fall of the year to accomplish all the things I want/need to do. Daylight hours...

Recently, a local hay producer asked what hay was worth. Of course, each forage producer will have a different cost of production.After he told...

I have been measuring my weekly pasture growth for the past seven years. My initial goal was to grow as much forage as economically...
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