GRAZING http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en Artificial Shade Protects Weight Gains http://hayandforage.com/grazing/artificial-shade-protects-weight-gains <div class="field-deck"> Cows gained more on annual forages better than on bermudagrass </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Yearling beef heifers grazing annual forages on pastures with artificial or natural shade performed equally well during periods of hot, humid Louisiana weather.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/artificial-shade-protects-weight-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/artificial-shade-protects-weight-gains#comments GRAZING Grazing Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:35:00 +0000 27481 at http://hayandforage.com <p>When natural shade like this isn&#39;t available, research shows that artificial shade is a viable option.</p> Best Management Grazing Principles Boost Beef Returns http://hayandforage.com/grazing/best-management-grazing-principles-boost-beef-returns <div class="field-deck"> They can also cut feed costs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Best management grazing principles may increase the carrying capacity of warm-season grass pastures and drastically reduce winter stored-feed requirements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/best-management-grazing-principles-boost-beef-returns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/best-management-grazing-principles-boost-beef-returns#comments GRAZING Grazing Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:14:00 +0000 27461 at http://hayandforage.com Renovate High-Traffic Pasture Areas Now http://hayandforage.com/grazing/renovate-high-traffic-pasture-areas-now <div class="field-deck"> New seedings cut erosion compaction </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Renovate high-traffic areas in pasture in early fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/renovate-high-traffic-pasture-areas-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/renovate-high-traffic-pasture-areas-now#comments GRAZING Grazing Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:58:00 +0000 27431 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Consider seeding worn areas, around feeders and waterers, for example, in fall.</p> Photo: Fae Holin Emergency Haying, Grazing Approved For Minnesota Counties http://hayandforage.com/hay/emergency-haying-grazing-approved-minnesota-counties <div class="field-deck"> Excessive rains bring forage shortage </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Seven Minnesota counties have been approved for emergency haying and grazing on Conservation Reserve Program areas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/emergency-haying-grazing-approved-minnesota-counties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/emergency-haying-grazing-approved-minnesota-counties#comments GRAZING HAY Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:15:00 +0000 27021 at http://hayandforage.com Producers In Idaho Counties Can Use CRP Acres http://hayandforage.com/grazing/producers-idaho-counties-can-use-crp-acres <div class="field-deck"> Emergency haying, grazing will be allowed </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA has approved haying and grazing of Conservation Reserve Program land in parts of Idaho. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/producers-idaho-counties-can-use-crp-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/producers-idaho-counties-can-use-crp-acres#comments GRAZING Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:45:00 +0000 26821 at http://hayandforage.com Grazing Broker To Match Land With Livestock http://hayandforage.com/grazing/grazing-broker-match-land-livestock <div class="field-byline"> Ann Behling </div> <div class="field-deck"> Wisconsin project works to protect soil, help graziers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new grazing broker project in Wisconsin will match producers with landowners looking to rent their pastures. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/grazing-broker-match-land-livestock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/grazing-broker-match-land-livestock#comments GRAZING Gold Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:43:00 +0000 26001 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Fae Holin Look, Listen And Learn At Pasture Walks http://hayandforage.com/grazing/look-listen-and-learn-pasture-walks <div class="field-byline"> Anders Gurda </div> <div class="field-deck"> Other graziers offer good advice </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pasture walks offer producers opportunities to ask questions and learn from the rest of the grazing community. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/look-listen-and-learn-pasture-walks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/look-listen-and-learn-pasture-walks#comments GRAZING Grazing Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:24:00 +0000 25741 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Pasture walks can offer new graziers new information and seasoned graziers alternate ways of solving problems, says&nbsp;Kirsten Jurcek, a grazing specialist for Town &amp; Country Resource Conservation and Development.</p> Photo: Anders Gurda Rotated Pastures Capture More Moisture http://hayandforage.com/grazing/rotated-pastures-capture-more-moisture <div class="field-byline"> Loretta Sorensen </div> <div class="field-deck"> Conservation award winners utilize the water-holding power of grass </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rotational grazing has helped hold rainwater on pastures at Rock Hills Ranch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/rotated-pastures-capture-more-moisture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/rotated-pastures-capture-more-moisture#comments GRAZING Grazing Sun, 08 Jun 2014 13:55:00 +0000 26011 at http://hayandforage.com Photos: Rock Hills Ranch Herbicide Beats Mob Grazing For Sod Suppression http://hayandforage.com/grazing/herbicide-beats-mob-grazing-sod-suppression <div class="field-deck"> Forage yield is 40% greater in sprayed paddocks than in grazed, research shows </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Glyphosate works better than mob grazing for sod suppression, University of Minnesota researchers say. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/herbicide-beats-mob-grazing-sod-suppression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/herbicide-beats-mob-grazing-sod-suppression#comments GRAZING Grazing Sun, 06 Apr 2014 14:38:00 +0000 24981 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Fae Holin Grazing Dairies Need Grain, Too http://hayandforage.com/grazing/grazing-dairies-need-grain-too <div class="field-byline"> Kelli Boylen </div> <div class="field-deck"> Supplementing a few pounds can keep cows milking </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Organic dairies and other graziers should give their cows grain to help milk production. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/grazing-dairies-need-grain-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/grazing-dairies-need-grain-too#comments GRAZING Dairy-Forage Nutrition Grazing Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:53:00 +0000 24391 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Don&#39;t skimp on supplements for grazing milk cows, suggests Brad Heins, University of Minnesota Extension specialist in organic dairy management.</p> Photo: Fae Holin