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Use Caution When Feeding Soybeans to Cattle

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  3 Comments

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With drought impacting feed availability, and tariffs reducing soybean exports, some of us may be lo
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Kathy worked with the Bureau of Land Management for 12 years before founding Livestock for Landscapes in 2004. Her twelve years at the agency allowed her to pursue her goal of helping communities find ways to live profitably AND sustainably in their environment. She has been researching and working with livestock as a land management tool for over a decade. When she's not helping farmers, ranchers and land managers on-site, she writes articles, and books, and edits videos to help others turn their livestock into landscape managers.

3 Comments

  1. deb Miller says:

    What about meat goats?

  2. Curt Gesch says:

    I just returned from a trip to Wisconsin (eastern). What was once a dairy region is now almost all cash crops: corn, winter wheat, soy, alfalfa. I saw no grazing by dairy cows, although I didn’t make a great survey. Lots of the soy had quite the weed load, almost certainly due to poor spraying practices and/or resistant weeds. For the good of that fine farmland, maybe backgrounding some beef and grazing might be a good idea instead of soybeans for export.

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