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Poll: Forage inventory
Cattle have preferences for annual forages
April 27, 2021
Cover crops are a conservation management tool in grain production that are used to enhance soil properties, reduce erosion, control weeds, and play a role in water management...
Step up your game when allocating pasture
April 20, 2021
Matt Poore uses more than his head when allotting forage for the next pasture move. He also uses his feet, or more specifically, his steps...
Let legumes provide your nitrogen
April 15, 2021
Many years ago, I heard the definition of an agronomist as being someone who never ceases to be amazed that nitrogen (N) makes grass grow...
When hogs go wild
April 15, 2021
Wild pigs cause damage to both agricultural and non-agricultural lands, creating financial burdens for landowners and complicating future management...
A spring pasture road trip
April 6, 2021
While on a recent barnstorming journey from southern Wisconsin to southern Arkansas, I was able to make some spring pasture observations both from the vehicle window and while walking across numerous fields...
Tips for grazing those lush, spring pastures
March 1, 2021
High-quality, lush pastures offer tremendous benefits for supporting animal performance in grazing systems. The following provides a few tips on how to use these pastures most effectively...
How many grazing cycles in a year?
Feb. 19, 2021
One of the common questions that comes up when planning for a grazing season is how many times a pasture can safely be grazed each year...
Great tips for winter and spring forages
Feb. 9, 2021
Little things often lead to big results. That’s always been the case when it comes to pasture and forage production...
Manage belowground starch for healthy pastures
Feb. 8, 2021
ONE way to think about plants is as sugar factories. But they are a funny type of factory where the product they make is also used to make the factory larger...
How low can you go?
Jan. 22, 2021
When it comes to feeding cows in the wintertime, grazed forage in the field is usually the lowest cost feed source...
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