Oct. 4, 2022
Frost arrived in some Northern states last week, and it won’t be far behind for others. This means that the questions surrounding prussic acid poisoning from grazing or harvesting sorghum species wi...


Sept. 13, 2022
Winter annual forages are a valued feed source across the United States, but this year they will offer extra benefits to those areas that have been stricken with drought...


Aug. 10, 2022
Much of the western U.S. is still facing moderate to extreme drought conditions that will likely persist through much of the current year and perhaps even longer...


Aug. 10, 2022
Cattle production in the southeastern U.S. is often considered an inefficient and unprofitable enterprise due to the lack of high-quality forage species utilized that can make beef production more...


Aug. 10, 2022
Each morning, we experience some of the many services of soil — soft cotton fibers from which to arise, clean water to wash our face, firm ground to stand on, and the aromas of brewed coffee, baking...


Aug. 10, 2022
In the third and final installment of this series about getting started with regenerative grazing, we’ll address the keys to adaptive grazing, the selective use of high stock density grazing...


July 26, 2022
Widespread conversion of pasture acres to alfalfa is never going to occur, nor should it. It’s not uncommon to see alfalfa as a component of a pasture mix or, in some cases, a primary grazing species...


June 14, 2022
Among humans, most communication is accomplished by speaking or writing. However, there’s a whole world of science that studies what is called nonverbal communication...


June 7, 2022
The problem at Virginia Tech’s McCormick Farm in the Shenandoah Valley was not dissimilar to what many cow-calf operators face — too much feeding of hay and not enough days on pasture...


April 25, 2022
I was recently asked why my column was called “The Pasture Walk.” I asked the individual if he had ever been to a pasture walk, and the reply was, “No, what’s that?”...