Sept. 15, 2020
It was probably close to 30 years ago — one of the first American Forage and Grassland Council conferences that I ever attended. The most anticipated presentation at that meeting was a political cam...


Aug. 25, 2020
There are a couple of things we know about the term “overgrazing.” First, it’s the most common mistake made regardless of grazing system. Second, it’s all about time.Time comes in two forms wh...


Aug. 24, 2020
It is no secret that improving forage quality will improve animal performance and probably lower costs due to less need for supplemental feed...


Aug. 21, 2020
Successful winter grazing starts with planning before the first blade of grass appears in the spring...


May 19, 2020
Just mentioning the word Crabgrass can make some producers cringe and mutter disapproval while others smile and nod with appreciation...


May 18, 2020
Legumes have been used as pasture and hay crops throughout history...


May 4, 2020
Every spring, graziers find themselves frustrated trying to keep cool-season grasses in their pastures from heading out...


April 28, 2020
The shadows sway and seem to saytonight we pray for water, cool water.And way up there, He'll hear our prayerand show us where there's water, cool, clear, water. It was almost 80 years ago when...


April 7, 2020
Both in research trials and on the farm, the response to nitrogen fertilizer application can be quite variable...


April 7, 2020
Spring — the time of year when pastures are green, growing, and soil moisture is plentiful. So, does that make grazing decisions easier or more difficult compared to mid-summer or fall when pastures...