Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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Pasture condition scoring is a systematic way to check how well a pasture is managed and performing.

Using corn fodder residue for livestock to graze meets their nutritional needs and can provide an inexpensive feed source for 65-111 days into the winter. 

Does your pasture look healthier today than it did all those years ago? If not, maybe we should be doing it better than grandpa did it.

Before spraying, it may be helpful do some investigation into what contributed to weed establishment and consider your pasture management techniques.

Weeds can get a strong foothold in the fall. Learn how to manage poison hemlock, spotted knapweed, common ragweed and chicory in your pastures.

Although bale grazing on pasture can lead to some wasted feed, it has a great potential to improve the forage production in the area it's implemented.

Grazing decisions made now will impact regrowth next spring. There are several options to consider if you are on the short end of the forage supply.

It is time to try stockpiling forages to extend your grazing into the fall and winter. 

During the heat of the summer, it is very important not to overgraze cool-season grasses. Learn more about maintaining pastures in hot, dry weather.

As solar sites grow in size and number in Ohio and Pennsylvania, it could be a new business opportunity for sheep farmers. But it's an opportunity that comes with many strings attached.