How Long Should a Pasture Recovery Period Be? – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, Dave Pratt of Ranch talked about pasture recovery periods, focusing on what happens when forages are severely grazed. Here, he applies his principle of "leaving more leaves"

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  1. We have a strong mid-May to July growth. My cows are in their third grazing on the best paddocks right now. One thing that I do later in the summer is let some of the paddocks grow long enough so that the red clover sets seed. So even though it could support another grazing, I’d rather let the clover seed itself and give everything else a rest, too.

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