Jan. 13, 2020
When it comes to providing forage for livestock in the winter, there are generally two methods: You can provide forage in the form of traditional hay, or you can feed it by grazing standing forage...


Jan. 13, 2020
Healthy pastures are the key to efficiently feeding beef cattle in the humid regions of the United States...


Jan. 7, 2020
We’ve all used rules of thumb in our daily decision-making processes. Such rules or axioms are generally helpful and, more often than not, result in favorable outcomes.Farming and ranching don’t l...


Dec. 17, 2019
In 1986, Carl Hoveland, former University of Georgia extension forage specialist, wrote, “The greatest opportunity for improving profitability in Southeastern beef production lies in stockering wean...


Nov. 27, 2019
Management-Intensive grazing (MiG) has become a commonplace practice among many livestock producers...


Nov. 27, 2019
There seems to be growing interest in grazing dairy heifers, especially in areas looking to utilize perennial forages to protect water resources...


Nov. 27, 2019
Summer is a period in the Upper Midwest that is critical for operations that rely on common temperate grasses like orchardgrass, perennial ryegrass, Kentucky bluegrass, or smooth bromegrass...


Nov. 27, 2019
Found across western North America, locoweed (also called milkvetch) is an ever-present concern for livestock grazers, particularly in the early spring and late fall...


Sept. 6, 2019
No-till planting methods have been in existence for decades and while this method of establishing crops has grown in acceptance, there is still a lot of tillage being used...


Sept. 5, 2019
When it comes to prepping for winter survival and spring regrowth of forages, fall is the most important among the four seasons...