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How to Time Your Grazing to Improve Plant Yield and Quality

By   /  May 4, 2020  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  1 Comment

As our livestock head out to pasture, we’re all thinking about how to time our grazing to get the most out of our pastures. To help with that, here’s an edited excerpt from “Pastures for profit: A Guide to rotational grazing.” This publication was written with graziers in the upper mid-west in mind (Minnesota, Wisconsin, […]

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2020 Northeast Pasture Consortium Conference

By   /  January 15, 2020  /    /  No Comments

Here is a quick summary of our technical sessions for this year’s conference  The sessions are: The Do’s and Don’ts of Silvopasture, Pastured Pigs – Feed and Grazing Management, The Fescues – Soft-leaf and Meadow Pasture Soil Compaction- Identification and Remediation Getting the Most out of Winter Grazing by Forage Species Selection/Management and Grazing Management, […]

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Improving Pastures Field Day

By   /  July 9, 2019  /    /  No Comments

The Improving Pastures Program: http://ncsoilwater.org/programs/improving-pasture-management/   This event will highlight best management practices and pasture evaluation tools. Register by calling 336.703.2850 or visiting http://go.NCSU.edu/2019PastureFieldDay The program’s purpose is to improve pasture management on private lands so that pastures are more resilient to future environmental challenges. In addition to local soil and water conservation districts, project supporters […]

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Ohio Forage & Grassland Council 2019 Annual Meeting “High Quality Forages”

By   /  February 8, 2019  /    /  No Comments

Featured Members and Guests: Jerry Lindquist, Retired Grazing and Field Crop Educator, MSU Reed City, Michigan Joe Celuch, Producer Stored Feed Frazeysburg,Ohio Shawn and Kim Ray, Sheep Producers Ray Farms Caldwell, Ohio Ernest Martin Dairy Producer Shiloh, Ohio Dustin Bender, Beef Producer C.A.B.B. Farms, LLC Lexington, Ohio Bob Hendershot, Sheep and Beef Producer Pickaway County Dr. Mark Sulc Professor, Horticulture […]

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Equestrian Pasture Management

By   /  November 2, 2018  /    /  No Comments

The event focuses on rotational grazing, forage optimization, pest / weed management, waste management and soil health. Register by calling 828.488.3848 or email melissa_vaughn@ncsu.edu. In addition to local soil and water conservation districts, project supporters and partners include NC Agriculture Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund, Golden LEAF Foundation, NC Cattlemen’s Association, NC Horse Council, NCSU’s […]

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