Feb. 24, 2017
Over the past few years, the use of cover crops for grazing has gained popularity among livestock producers, in part, due to an expanded focus on soil health in row crop farming...


Feb. 24, 2017
Producers within the Fescue Belt struggle with depressed performance of their cattle. The fungus produced by an endophyte in Kentucky 31 fescue costs the industry an estimated $1 billion annuall...


Feb. 1, 2017
This past October, Jim Gerrish put on a three-day whirlwind tour of soil health workshops encompassing three cities across western Montana...


Jan. 31, 2017
It’s not for everyone and probably needs to be viewed as a grazing system tool that is situation specific. Those seemed to be the take-home messages from a discussion session on mob grazing at last...


Jan. 26, 2017
Cattle and other livestock have long shared the range with greater sage-grouse. However, as populations of the bird are diminishing across the West, ranchers are not standing idle...


Jan. 26, 2017
Amazing Grazing” is our education program that focuses on improving the understanding of pasture ecology and the adoption of adaptive grazing management...


Nov. 29, 2016
How does a person who is long on desire, will, and motivation but short on capital enter the dairy business?Often it is by working on an established farm, but without a clear path to someday own...


Nov. 22, 2016
About this time each year, winter annuals rise from shadows of perennial forages and assume center stage in grazing systems across the South.“Winter grazing by virtue of winter annuals is our...


Nov. 2, 2016
For the past several years, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation Forage Improvement Division’s agronomy lab has been studying remote sensing as a way to estimate forage amount and protein content using real-time or short-delay data...


Nov. 1, 2016
Agricultural income in the southern Great Plains mostly comes from livestock farming and forage production. Small grains are excellent sources of quality forages and are primarily grown for annual cool-season pastures...