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Intensive Grazing – Putting it All Together, Or “Calling the Dance”

By   /  October 14, 2013  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  Comments Off on Intensive Grazing – Putting it All Together, Or “Calling the Dance”

Dave Scott has been taking us through setting up an intensive grazing system that works, especially if you’re working with irrigated pasture. He’s already covered recovery periods and grazing periods, so now he takes us through stocking rates, adjusting for mother nature, and keeping track of where we’ve been.

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Paddock Grazing Periods – Setting Up an Intensive Grazing System That Works

By   /  October 7, 2013  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  Comments Off on Paddock Grazing Periods – Setting Up an Intensive Grazing System That Works

Dave Scott of ATTRA-NCAT does another great job of outlining how to make intensive grazing work for you in just a few simple steps. Here he covers figuring out grazing periods so you get the most out of your pastures. Enjoy!

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Legumes and Soil Mycorrhizae

By   /  October 7, 2013  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  6 Comments

We all appreciate legumes and their marvelous ability to fix atmospheric nitrogen and release it into the soil. But what happens after the legume plant releases this ammonium and nitrate? I blithely figured that into the soil they went and the grass roots just picked them up. Hardly so! What I considered the “roots” of […]

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Setting Up an Intensive Grazing System That Works – Pasture Recovery Periods

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Forage, Grazing Management, Pasture Health  /  Comments Off on Setting Up an Intensive Grazing System That Works – Pasture Recovery Periods

Regardless of your irrigation status, you’ll find great tips here on improving spring pastures, getting more forage with less nitrogen, adding legumes and preventing and reducing parasite problems.

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Intensive Grazing on Irrigated Pastures

By   /  September 23, 2013  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  1 Comment

Even if you’re not working with irrigation, this article has some great tips for transitioning to intensive grazing, stockpiling pasture, and considering the downsides. This is the first in a series from Dave Scott so stay tuned!

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