Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Northwest Pennsylvania Grazing Conference, March 16, celebrated 20 years with nearly 350 participants. Jim Gerrish spoke on intensively managing pastures.

What should you consider when trying to accomplish diversity and inclusiveness on the farm? Columnist Ed Brown lays out the benefits and concerns.

Many times livestock show a preference for forbs, legumes or one type of grass over another. This preference can be species dependent or an animal's custom.

There are other options that may be more cost effective and less labor intensive, that could eliminate a lot of hay needs during the winter.

Each livestock species has a tool or set of tools that help it gather food, grind and swallow.

During the Ohio Forage and Grassland Council conference Feb. 3, Kim Cassida, forage Extension specialist from Michigan State University, offered these 10 reasons to use forage mixtures.

Developing quality pastures, sharing insights from one producer to another, and the latest forage research were all topics at the Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council conference and annual meeting Feb. 3.

Sacrifice areas may limit damage to our total pasture acreages, but the damage done to these areas can be significant.

Dairy graziers gather for annual conference, learn about what it takes to maintain a good pasture.

Livestock that consume endophyte-infected fescue may experience symptoms associated with ergot alkaloid toxicity. Long-term exposure to tall grass fescue containing toxic endophytes may lead to fescue foot and fat necrosis.
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