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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.

Poison hemlock is not the only plant that you should be on the lookout for. Jimsonweed, pokeweed and black locust are potentially poisonous to livestock.

A properly built and well-maintained fence can last a long time. A maintenance program can help you stay on schedule with routine fence checks and repairs.

In the ideal world, they need to be able to hold in or deter livestock, but be able to allow water and debris to pass during periods of high water.

Before installing an electric fence consider these 10 tips to promote efficiency and safety.

Choose between board, barbed wire, woven wire, cable, mesh, high-tensile, electric or a combination of any of these to best suit your farm fencing needs.