Wednesday, June 26, 2019
All About Grazing

All About Grazing

What's the best pasture mix for llamas and alpacas? They're not picky, but an Ohio State grazing expert offers tips in this week's All About Grazing column.

When seeding directly to pasture, there are some guidelines to follow that help to ensure success.

Many pastures in Ohio contain tall fescue as one of the cool-season plants which make up our pasture's mix. Tall fescue is a persistent...

Learn more about how water intake and quality is directly related to livestock size.
beef cattle on pasture

Teff grass originates from Ethiopia. It is a warm-season annual grass that can be used for hay, silage, or pasture.
Grazing horses

Well-managed horse pastures provide ground cover, prevent soil erosion and decrease runoff. Use these tips to improve your horse pastures.

Fall is in the air and Jack Frost will certainly arrive soon. Each year after the first hard frost, I usually answer phone calls...
goats

Goats are great for cleaning up brush and unwanted vegetation prior to the initial investment of starting a new pasture and loading it with livestock.

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.
poison hemlock

Every year I get questions from livestock owners regarding poisonous plants; either for identification or for information on how to manage around a known poisonous plant.
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