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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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Time to Start Prepping Your Pastures for Fall

By   /  August 15, 2016  /  Grazing Management  /  3 Comments

My dear Mother always said that the older you get, the faster time goes, she was right. I really don’t know what happened to the summer. But here it is, August already. This is the prep month for the beginnings of fall activities starting with the seeding of permanent vegetation, early planting of annuals for […]

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Should We Mow/Clip Pastures? It Depends.

By   /  July 18, 2016  /  Grazing Management  /  3 Comments

We talked about clipping pastures in June. I’m still getting questions and comments by email about it; all good. There certainly are two sides to this fence: those that think mowing or clipping pastures is just something that has to be done and those that think it wastes time, fuel, and does little good. I […]

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