Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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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.

A new study by Krishona Martinson and colleagues at the University of Minnesota shows that warm-season annual grasses have good potential for use in horse pastures.

Water distribution is one of the most important elements of pasture-based livestock systems. Learn how to develop a better water system on your farm.

Keep in mind that as the grazing season comes to an end there are plenty of ways that you can still improve your pasture for the following year.

The recommended strategy for eradication of infected tall fescue is called spray-smother-spray. It's most effective when used over a period of about a year.

Good pasture management and integrating several control strategies will be more successful than relying on one single method.

Warm temperatures increase the rate of plant damage, which is partially why summer flooding can cause more damage to plant tissue than spring floods.

Take the time to understand how grasses grow and their optimum uses and best management. This sets the course for systems, strategies and opportunities.

The Guide to Pasture Condition Scoring can help graziers identify and prioritize management practices that may improve pasture productivity.

A recent study out of the University of Illinois suggests that the low energy and high protein in lush pastures may have a negative impact on reproduction.
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