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Take the time to understand how grasses grow and their optimum uses and best management. This sets the course for systems, strategies and opportunities.

The Guide to Pasture Condition Scoring can help graziers identify and prioritize management practices that may improve pasture productivity.

A Kentucky farmer started a bale grazing project with the University of Kentucky, he was looking to improve the health of his cattle and his pastures.

In the ideal world, they need to be able to hold in or deter livestock, but be able to allow water and debris to pass during periods of high water.

If hay is harvested year after year and not fertilized, production will decrease substantially.

Study finds no ill effects from grazing cattle on crop residue.

The essential principles are to avoid overgrazing the grass plant and to provide a rest period that allows the plant to regrow to a target grazing height.

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.
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