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Wait! Grazing Too Early Is Harmful to Your Pasture’s Health

By   /  March 13, 2017  /  Grazing Management  /  Comments Off on Wait! Grazing Too Early Is Harmful to Your Pasture’s Health

You and your livestock might be itching to start grazing. Victor Shelton tells us why it’s not a good idea to start too early, and what you can do in the meantime to scratch that itch without causing problems for yourself.

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A Walk in the Rain Tells You A Lot About Your Pasture’s Health

By   /  February 13, 2017  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  1 Comment

Is your soil and forage healthy and absorbing rain and moisture? Grab your raincoat and talk a walk with Victor Shelton to see what your pasture tells you.

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Grazing Stockpiled Pasture How-Tos

By   /  December 5, 2016  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  1 Comment

Victor lives in Indiana where conditions are now perfect for grazing stockpiled pasture. No matter where you are, here are great tips for making the most of what you’ve got. When to Start If possible and practical, it is best to not start grazing stockpiled forage until it goes dormant. Until it goes dormant, every […]

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Tips As You Prep for Winter Grazing and Feeding

By   /  November 7, 2016  /  Grazing Management  /  Comments Off on Tips As You Prep for Winter Grazing and Feeding

It is the time of year to be thinking about winter or at least preparing for it. So what should we be thinking about? We’ve discussed some of these before, but friendly reminders are never bad. Balance Livestock with Forage It is a good idea to evaluate and balance grazing livestock with available feed. To […]

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Fall Stockpiling and Pasture Housekeeping Tips

By   /  September 12, 2016  /  Grazing Management  /  Comments Off on Fall Stockpiling and Pasture Housekeeping Tips

Here’s what Victor has been doing to get ready for his extended grazing season. It’s been a little different this year thanks to all the moisture he’s gotten. Whether its been dry or wet where you are, he’s got useful ideas.

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