Monday, May 16, 2022
All About Grazing

All About Grazing

paddock

Management intensive grazing is thought to be one of the best ways to maximize grazing capacity. Find out if it's a profitable strategy for your operation.
Grazing horses

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

Applying fertilizers to hay and pasture fields to stimulate plant growth will generally increase yields substantially.

Learn the basics of raising pigs on pasture and decide if it's right for your operation.

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...
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.
Poison hemlock header

Poison hemlock is not the only plant that you should be on the lookout for. Jimsonweed, pokeweed and black locust are potentially poisonous to livestock.

Learn more about how water intake and quality is directly related to livestock size.
Goat

Livestock species have different tolerances to onions. Sheep and goats have the highest tolerance with beef having the lowest.

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.