Thursday, April 26, 2018
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As the number of daylight hours increase, temperatures warm and pastures grow, farm managers should take steps to prevent hypomagnesemia or "grass tetany."

If weeds become a problem, they can compete or interfere for light, nutrients, water and space, directly influencing yield, quality and standability.

Mud can be detrimental to livestock and cause soil loss. Graziers need to have a mud control plan as part of a comprehensive grazing management system.

The understanding of how plants respond to various interventions by you, the manager, will make for a more productive pasture.

Flood recovery can be a daunting task, so there are things to consider before allowing livestock into previously flooded pastures.

Water is essential for livestock year-round. For every pound of dry matter consumed, cattle will need to drink about seven pounds of water.

Extreme winter weather can stress your livestock and damage your pastures. Learn more about the best farm management practices to combat the cold.

How can you get more production from your pasture? Focus on these five tips to improve utilization of your pastures through the growing season.

Learn to pair forages that progress to maturity at similar times for a more uniform harvest with increased quality and yield.

Winter always seems like a slower time, but farm and grazing management never take a break. Make sure you've got your best foot forward this spring.
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