GRAZING http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en 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 Co-op Embraces Organic Pasture Rule http://hayandforage.com/grazing/co-op-embraces-organic-pasture-rule <div class="field-byline"> Anders Gurda </div> <div class="field-deck"> Organic Valley instituted a similar grazing requirement years ago </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of the farmers in Wisconsin's Organic Valley Cropp Cooperative welcomed USDA's organic pasture rule. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/co-op-embraces-organic-pasture-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/co-op-embraces-organic-pasture-rule#comments GRAZING Sat, 01 Mar 2014 20:25:00 +0000 24331 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Pasture walks and field tours help producers learn from one another. In the red shirt is Mark Kopecky, soils agronomist with Organic Valley, answering questions at a Wisconsin field day.</p> What We Learned From New Zealand Graziers http://hayandforage.com/grazing/what-we-learned-new-zealand-graziers <div class="field-byline"> Dennis Hancock, University of Georgia Extension forage specialist </div> <div class="field-deck"> Nearly 60% of New Zealand’s ag economy is pasture-based </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What one forage specialist learned about grazing management on a trip to New Zealand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/what-we-learned-new-zealand-graziers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/what-we-learned-new-zealand-graziers#comments GRAZING Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:35:00 +0000 24341 at http://hayandforage.com Photos: Dennis Hancock. What New Zealand’s Pasture-Based Agriculture Is Like http://hayandforage.com/grazing/what-new-zealand-s-pasture-based-agriculture-0 <div class="field-deck"> One forage specialist's observations from a trip abroad </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pasture-based agriculture in New Zealand is a little different from what U.S. graziers have experience in.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/what-new-zealand-s-pasture-based-agriculture-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/what-new-zealand-s-pasture-based-agriculture-0#comments GRAZING Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:53:00 +0000 23831 at http://hayandforage.com Grazing Conference Set For Feb. 5 In Indiana http://hayandforage.com/grazing/grazing-conference-set-feb-5-indiana <div class="field-deck"> Gerrish, Voth offer management tips </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Grazing expert Jim Gerrish will headline the Feb. 5 Southern Indiana Grazing Conference near Odon, IN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/grazing-conference-set-feb-5-indiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/grazing-conference-set-feb-5-indiana#comments GRAZING Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:02:00 +0000 23701 at http://hayandforage.com 6 Factors For Calculating Pasture Grazing Rental Rates http://hayandforage.com/grazing/6-factors-calculating-pasture-grazing-rental-rates <div class="field-deck"> Start by determining pasture quality, beef specialist advises </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Midwestern livestock producers may keep pasture rental rates higher than the national average because of high demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/6-factors-calculating-pasture-grazing-rental-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/6-factors-calculating-pasture-grazing-rental-rates#comments GRAZING Grazing Mon, 23 Dec 2013 17:35:00 +0000 23381 at http://hayandforage.com Heart Of America Grazing Conference Is Jan. 20-21 http://hayandforage.com/grazing/heart-america-grazing-conference-jan-20-21 <div class="field-deck"> Topics include current grazing information, soil health </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Heart Of America Grazing Conference will focus on grazing challenges and management. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/heart-america-grazing-conference-jan-20-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/heart-america-grazing-conference-jan-20-21#comments GRAZING Sun, 22 Dec 2013 19:53:00 +0000 23361 at http://hayandforage.com Don’t Wait For Rain; Plant Grass Now http://hayandforage.com/grazing/don-t-wait-rain-plant-grass-now <div class="field-deck"> MU forage specialist offers pasture planting advice Sept. 25 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Want to plant pasture grass seed this fall? Plant it; don't wait for rain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/don-t-wait-rain-plant-grass-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/don-t-wait-rain-plant-grass-now#comments GRAZING Grazing Tue, 10 Sep 2013 15:25:00 +0000 20962 at http://hayandforage.com How To Use Grazing Sticks, Meters To Measure Forage Mass http://hayandforage.com/grazing/how-use-grazing-sticks-meters-measure-forage-mass <div class="node-body gallery-body">With short forage supplies, it's important to know how much forage is in your pastures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/grazing/how-use-grazing-sticks-meters-measure-forage-mass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/grazing/how-use-grazing-sticks-meters-measure-forage-mass#comments GRAZING HAY Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:08:00 +0000 17982 at http://hayandforage.com