April 23, 2019
Whether you have a quarter acre lawn or 1,000 acres of pasture, the landscape’s spring green up never gets old regardless of how many times you’ve seen it. It’s as though God is offering his per...


April 2, 2019
Many livestock producers view the practice of grazing alfalfa as a form of Russian roulette. The differences of opinion among this group usually comes down to how many of the chambers they think are o...


March 19, 2019
Legumes make immeasurable contributions to forage agriculture. Producers depend on them to add yield, nutritional quality to pastures and hay, and to improve animal gains. Arguably, the ability of leg...


March 18, 2019
When ranching at 7,200 feet above sea level, hay is a winter necessity. In order to find ways to reduce the costs associated with feeding harvested feed, one must get creative...


March 15, 2019
A planned, prescribed burn can improve forage quality. Here, regrowth of little bluestem is shown 50 days after a September burning...


Feb. 22, 2019
Before deciding whether to topdress additional fertilizer for a spring grazing turn, you should consider several factors. Below are a few questions that will help you decide whether and how much...


Feb. 21, 2019
Solving some present-day problems requires revisiting decades-old knowledge. This is the case for pasture decline observed in recent years in Florida beef cow-calf operations...


Feb. 21, 2019
The beef industry has been an extensively managed production system for decades. Small profit margins have supported the necessity to minimize input costs...


Feb. 19, 2019
Southern beef cattle producers need to think beyond just grazing bermudagrass or bahiagrass from May through mid-October and feeding hay for the duration of the calendar year. That was the essence of...


Feb. 5, 2019
Among the many presentations and posters offered at the American Forage & Grassland Council’s Conference last month, one that captured my attention like an activated home fire alarm was a Univer...