Wednesday, April 14, 2021
frozen bucket

Winter weather creates challenges for providing fresh, clean and unfrozen water to livestock. Learn how to determine which watering system is best for you.

One thing we can do on these cold and snowy winter days is think of warmer temperatures and plan for new forage seedings.

The quality of forages made in 2020 was much better for most compared to the previous two years.
Cattle on pasture.

Monitoring pasture growth increases farm profitability through improved weed control, forage yield, nutrient distribution and decreased erosion.
frost seeding

Frost seeding of legumes in February and early March can be used to improve pasture, hay quality and yield.
frost seeding

This freezing and thawing is what gives frost seeding a great chance to work. Learn more about this higher risk way to establish new forages.

Managing body condition for livestock is a balancing act. Learn more about tips and tricks to improve your management practices.
cattle feedlot

Learn to account for the nutrient requirements of all types of livestock during non-typical weather conditions.
sheep in snow

Winter not only brings snow but also brings lower temperatures. Learn how to reduce stress on your livestock with these feeding strategies.

Learn more about strategies for feeding cattle in the snow, and the advantages and disadvantages of each.