Feb. 19, 2021
One of the common questions that comes up when planning for a grazing season is how many times a pasture can safely be grazed each year...


Feb. 9, 2021
Little things often lead to big results. That’s always been the case when it comes to pasture and forage production...


Jan. 22, 2021
When it comes to feeding cows in the wintertime, grazed forage in the field is usually the lowest cost feed source...


Jan. 19, 2021
Grazing management is getting more attention these days, but the vast majority of cow-calf producers still use continuous or lax rotational grazing...


Jan. 19, 2021
Every livestock producer needs to develop a contingency plan and then carefully monitor specific aspects of their pasture system to ensure survival through extreme weather conditions...


Jan. 19, 2021
In a grazing operation, how do we decide when and where to feed hay? This may seem like a silly question, but the answer is more complicated than one might think...


Dec. 29, 2020
What I found on my final solo venture of the summer was a house on a hill that was surrounded by a pasture full of cattle. It was the home farm for Grant Bauman and his family in Vienna, Ill...


Dec. 1, 2020
In the southern Great Plains, wheat is by far the most common annual forage that is utilized by cattle operations. Thousands of winter wheat acres are used as dual-purpose grazing and grain crops or g...


Nov. 17, 2020
Late fall and winter are typically thought of as slow times for management of introduced warm-season perennial forages...


Nov. 17, 2020
As the western United States again grapples with the effects of widespread fire and crippling drought, supplemental feeding must be considered for beef herds...