March 15, 2018
Drought is often not a question of “if” but rather “when.” Having a plan in place to get through it can keep both cattle and pastures productive...


March 15, 2018
Full disclosure — I am not an economist. However, my premise is this: For various reasons, many growers would be economically better off growing a different forage than what they have...


March 15, 2018
Adaptive grazing is a term describing a management approach that includes many practices such as frequent rotation of cattle and stockpiling for winter grazing...


March 15, 2018
With spring soon upon us, March is the perfect time to revisit or begin a grazing plan and develop strategies to manage new forage growth...


Feb. 20, 2018
When pitchers and catchers are called to Florida and Arizona, it brings the annual rebirth of America’s pastime. It also marks a time when pasture managers need to start frost seeding or begin givin...


Feb. 15, 2018
The benefits of clover are frequently extolled. We have all heard the sermons (or preached them)...


Feb. 15, 2018
Pasture-based livestock production at first glance is a simple system. Producers use herbivores to harvest forage and create something they can sell (or enjoy)...


Jan. 23, 2018
In the various humid regions across the United States, clover species bring a commonality to the miles of separation. Their adaptability to a variety of soils and growing conditions makes them a found...


Jan. 15, 2018
This article is the third and last in a series discussing the grass-fed beef enterprise. The information comes from a presentation made by Bruce Carpenter, livestock specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension...


Jan. 15, 2018
Producers interested in improving forage quality and pasture productivity should consider frost-seeding clovers into existing stands as an inexpensive option to reach their goals...