Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Every Monday for the past couple of months on the OSU Extension crop team conference call I have heard Jim Noel from the National...

In the last "About Grazing" column, Chris Penrose wrote about some early season grazing management. In this column, I want to continue that theme...

Are you wondering how much to invest in fertilizer this year? We will soon be approaching the period of the forage growing season critical for stockpiling pastures.

If you have not yet adopted management intensive grazing, you should now. At the end of 2007, I figured I would be spending my winter talking about how to evaluate and renovate pastures after the drought. Boy, was I wrong.

The most effective use of pastures does not just happen. Foresight and planning are necessary. At the end of January, I taught a session...

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

Well, that time of year is almost upon us. You know what these coming winter months mean -- greasy, slimy, aggravating mud. It makes...

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.
hay closeup

Using livestock to make later cuttings of hay is one of the best opportunities producers have to reduce costs and make more profit year after year.
Cover crops field

What if planting a cover crop or alternative forage could provide an ecological, environmental and economic advantage to livestock and grain producers?