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Don’t forget what is under the snow
Good pasture management during a wet winter means being cognizant of erosion and having a plan for the spring and summer.
Can pastured livestock ever go mainstream?
A new study looked at 10 Pennsylvania farms to find out what it would take to scale up pastured livestock production.
Using goats to improve pastures
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.
Grazing horses on better pastures
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.
Pasture systems require a good water source
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.
Critical fall pasture maintenance
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.
How to rid infected tall fescue
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.
Control weeds with pasture management
Good pasture management and integrating several control strategies will be more successful than relying on one single method.
How will pasture recover after flooding event
Warm temperatures increase the rate of plant damage, which is partially why summer flooding can cause more damage to plant tissue than spring floods.
Don’t neglect grazing strategies this summer
Take the time to understand how grasses grow and their optimum uses and best management. This sets the course for systems, strategies and opportunities.