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Quickly Estimate Pounds of Dry Matter in Pasture

By   /  November 25, 2013  /  Comments Off on Quickly Estimate Pounds of Dry Matter in Pasture

The Grass Whisperer has built up a healthy stockpile for some good winter grazing. Here he shows how he estimates what he’s got to help him with his planned grazing.

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Estimating how much forage you have available in a pasture is easy when you’ve got a good graz
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Troy Bishopp, aka “The Grass Whisperer” is a seasoned grazier and grasslands advocate who owns, manages and linger-grazes at Bishopp Family Farm in Deansboro, NY with his understanding wife, daughters, grandchildren and parents. Their certified organic custom grazing operation raise dairy heifers, grass-finished beef and backgrounds feeder cattle on 180 acres of owned and leased pastures. Troy also mentors farmers on holistic land management for the Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Upper Susquehanna Coalition as their regional grazing specialist. This award-winning free-lance writer, essayist and photographer maintains a website presence at www.thegrasswhisperer.com

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