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Twelve Steps to Amazing Grazing – Part 2

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  Grazing Management  /  No Comments

This is Part 2 by Matt Poore and Johnny Rogers. Here’s Part 1 if you missed it. These steps aren’t just 1-2-3 and you’re done. We’ve all started down this road, and these are some ideas to help us keep going. Step 6.  Start cutting individual pastures in half with polywire. The place to start […]

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Twelve Steps to Amazing Grazing – Part 1

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  Grazing Management  /  No Comments

This article comes to us from Matt Poore and Johnny Rogers. Amazing Grazing, in addition to being something we all aspire to, is a state-wide, pasture-based livestock educational initiative of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, coordinated by Matt and Johnny coordinate. These steps aren’t just 1-2-3 and you’re done. We’ve all started down this […]

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Here’s How to Successfully Grow Grass

By   /  May 6, 2019  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  1 Comment

I took the time to walk through most of my pastures a few days ago. I recommend doing this fairly often to keep a mental forage inventory. It is best to record the findings. Some use fancy electronic data sheets, some track on paper charts, some just have notes in their pocket datebook or smart […]

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Teaching Livestock to Respect Electric Fences

By   /  May 6, 2019  /  Fencing, Grazing Management, Livestock  /  2 Comments

Electric fencing is fine. It makes it possible to be more flexible and versatile with our management and I recommend it without reservation. As one of the ads by one of the companies that sell power fencing products states, it will maximize grazing and increase profits, and without question, that’s what all of us who […]

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Water Development for Effective Grazing

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  Fencing, Grazing Management, NRCS, Water  /  Comments Off on Water Development for Effective Grazing

Getting water to livestock is one of the challenges to managed grazing systems. It’s also a problem for graziers trying to take advantage of crop residues to extend the grazing season. No one wants a permanent tank in a crop field, or the soil compaction that livestock can cause by congregating to drink. To help […]

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