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Water, Minerals and Shade – Where Should You Put Them in Pasture?

By   /  June 1, 2020  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  Comments Off on Water, Minerals and Shade – Where Should You Put Them in Pasture?

Water, mineral and shade – all are important to raising healthy livestock. They are also three things that your stock visit often so it’s important to balance convenience for the animal with the potential problems they can cause. For example, putting them all in one spot can encourage animals to stay in one place causing […]

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How to Choose a Grass Variety That Works for You

By   /  March 9, 2020  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  1 Comment

They say variety is the spice of life. That’s true, even when it comes to varieties of different forage grasses. Often, when we want to reseed our pastures, we may decide on a particular kind of grass, but may not consider all the varieties of that grass there are. Or, we may just ask for […]

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Never-Fail Rules for Grazing

By   /  March 2, 2020  /  Grazing Management  /  3 Comments

Shortly after I joined the NRCS about twelve years ago, a retired NRCS Grazing Specialist by the name of Steve Hibinger was assigned to me to “show me the ropes.” One of the things he taught me about grazing in Ohio thas stuck with me all this time. If I could teach it to every […]

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