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Does it Pay to Fertilize Pastures? Part 1 of 2

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  1 Comment

Yes, some folks say they’ve been able to give up fertilizing thanks to excellent grazing management. For those of us who are still working on getting there, here’s what research has shown about the economics of an added boost.

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You Can Train Your Livestock to Eat Those Weeds – No Matter the Size of Your Pasture

By   /  March 11, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  3 Comments

From March of 2018, it’s my annual reminder to you! It’s that time of year again when those special forbs start poking their heads up in your grassy pastures. That means it’s also the time of year when I remind you, “Those are NOT weeds. That is good forage!” And then I remind you that […]

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Mud Season Is Coming – How to Set Up Spring Grazing For Success All Year Long

By   /  March 4, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

From March of 2017, Greg Judy’s tips for transitioning through mud season to good grazing. In just a few weeks it will officially be Spring. It’s the time when we start seeing a tinge of green grass poking its baby head up. Middle of March is also the normal time to have tons of mud […]

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Can You Graze Through the Winter in Extreme Cold and Deep Snow?

By   /  February 25, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

On Pasture began sharing videos from Alberta Agriculture and Forestry back in 2017. It’s still one of the best resources we’ve found for showing how to reduce costs and labor to get livestock through the winter. Enjoy! One of the biggest challenges farmers and ranchers face is feeding their livestock through winter. It can be […]

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Growing Multiple Forage Species is Good For Your Pastures and Your Animals

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

Thanks to Jesse Morrison of Mississippi State and the Soil Science Society of America for this article from January of 2018. It might help you give some thought to what you want to plant if you’re thinking of adding to your pastures this year. Although it might seem like grazing animals will eat any grass […]

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