April 30, 2017
With one of the greatest expenditures of horse ownership being feed costs, horse owners often look for ways to reduce these costs...


April 30, 2017
Improved legume species and varieties have the most impact on a pasture’s ability to support high milk production. Are you getting the most out of your pasture in terms of high-quality forage...


April 30, 2017
Rotational grazing, or “rational grazing” as coined by French scientist Andre Voisin, has been proven to enhance production for graziers in just about every environment you can imagine...


April 4, 2017
Having just returned from Oklahoma and Texas, I was reminded of the challenges that spring pasture management can pose. It’s really a good news-bad news situation.The good news: There is more than a...


March 31, 2017
During spring, the growth of cool-season grasses can be explosive and can easily get ahead of a grazier, resulting in a lot of seedhead biomass with low nutritive value...


March 30, 2017
Hardly a blade of grass is wasted in New Zealand. Their agricultural economy is centered on forage production, and they are good at it. Those of us who have spent a career in pastoral agricultur...


March 1, 2017
Thinking of renovating toxic fescue pastures in 2017? Beneficial endophyte fescue varieties offer cattle producers in the Fescue Belt an effective forage option to collectively improve pasture forage...


March 1, 2017
The Noble Foundation undertook a foundation-wide research initiative called Forage 365 with the main objective to develop forages and grazing systems that provide grazeable forage year-round...


March 1, 2017
Historically, producers are warned that it takes two to three years to establish native warm-season grasses...


Feb. 28, 2017
In many parts of the U.S., March marks the ideal frost-seeding time. Though not always a sure bet, frost seeding pastures has shown to be a time-proven practice for maintaining an effective level of l...