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Grazing mentor program launched in Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania Grazing Lands Coalition and Pasa Sustainable Agriculture is accepting applications for mentors and mentees for its new mentor program.
Are you ready for summer forages?
Warm-season annuals forages have grown in popularity over the years to help fill in the forage deficient period we call summer. Explore your options.
Plenty of options for grazing systems
The grazing management system on your farm should focus on both the animals and the plants.
Set your 2022 grazing goals
What are your grazing goals for this year? One obtainable goal to keep in mind is proper management of your pastures.
Time to measure and manage winter forages before it is too...
It's time to take inventory of remaining hay supplies to make sure there is enough until pastures green up regardless of what weather conditions occur.
Scoring pastures yearly can help identify trends
Pasture condition scoring is a systematic way to check how well a pasture is managed and performing.
Grazing corn fodder can help feed livestock through the winter
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.
‘That’s how grandpa did it’
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.
Read labels, consider type of weed when controlling weeds
Before spraying, it may be helpful do some investigation into what contributed to weed establishment and consider your pasture management techniques.
Different autumn weeds require different tactics
Weeds can get a strong foothold in the fall. Learn how to manage poison hemlock, spotted knapweed, common ragweed and chicory in your pastures.