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Tips for Grazing Cover Crops

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When we graze cover-crops we always need to be considering both meeting the livestock needs as well
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Jim Gerrish is the author of "Management-Intensive Grazing: The Grassroots of Grass Farming" and "Kick the Hay Habit: A Practical Guide to Year-around Grazing" and is a popular speaker at conferences around the world. His company, American GrazingLands Services LLC is dedicated to improving the health and sustainable productivity of grazing lands around the world through the use of Management-intensive Grazing practices. They work with small farms, large ranches, government agencies and NGO's to promote economically and environmentally sustainable grazing operations and believe healthy farms and ranches are the basis of healthy communities and healthy consumers. Visit their website to find out more about their consulting services and grazing management tools, including electric fencing, stock water systems, forage seed, and other management tools.

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  1. Jess Jackson says:

    Jim I am interested in the total gain on that cover crop. Given the time frame if they even gained 3/4 lb./day that’s 135 lbs per animal. At $1.10 per pound that is $148.50 worth of beef added to just one animal. Pretty easy to justify the $56/ac cost from that angle too.

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