June 17, 2021

Iowa State University Fencing & Grazing Clinic

The Department of Animal Science, Beef Teaching Farm, and Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University recognize the value of that forages and grasslands bring to cow-calf producers and the Iowa landscape. The Fencing and Grazing Clinic will feature a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on demonstrations showing new fencing technology, farm tours, and programs […]

April 22, 2020

Pasture Project Webinar! Cover Crops for Resilience: How Grazing Cover Crops Builds Resilience through Stimulating Soil Biology with Dr. Kris Nichols

This webinar will focus on cover crops and grazing as ways to stimulate carbon flow to soil biology, and how using these practices can build resilience to weather, pest and disease issues, and increase overall profitability.  Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm CT Register Here

March 31, 2020

Pasture Project Webinar! Mythbusters: Grazing Cover Crops with Meghan Filbert (Practical Farmers of Iowa)

This webinar will address common myths about grazing cover crops. Does grazing cover crops cause soil compaction? Can you terminate cover crops with livestock impact? Tune in to find out! March 31, 2020, 2:00pm-3:00PM CT Register Here

January 31, 2019

2019 GrassWorks Grazing Conference

3 days of educational sessions all related to grass, grazing and animals.

January 21, 2019

Tips for Grazing Cover Crops

When we graze cover-crops we always need to be considering both meeting the livestock needs as well as soil building objectives. The more cover-crop yield you can produce, the more biomass you can afford to leave behind. Here is an example of grazing BMR sorghum yielding over 180 AUD/acre while leaving well over one ton […]

September 17, 2018

11th Eastern Native Grass Symposium

The 2018 event will feature the latest information from renowned presenters and exhibitors, best management practices and field tours showcasing the progressive use of native grasses and forbs in a host of diverse applications. It all takes place at Erie’s beautiful Bayfront Convention Center on the shores of Lake Erie.

July 30, 2018

WEBINAR: Achieving Financial Success with Grazing Cover Crops

Presenters: Meghan Filbert (Practical Farmers of Iowa) The economic case for using cover crops within row crop production is strengthened by integrating cattle grazing. Successfully doing so can offset the cost of winter feed for livestock, improve soil health and potentially increase crop productivity. In this webinar, Meghan Filbert, Livestock Program Manager at Practice Farmers […]

September 29, 2017

Advanced Grazing Management – Continuing Education for Serious Graziers!

A one day conference, sponsored by the Louisiana Grazing Land Conservation Initiative Coalition. Education for Serious Grazers on September 28, 2017 at the Red River Research Station in Bossier Parish Day 2 / September 29 – Red River Conference for Advanced Livestock Graziers  ( Beyond the basics of Rotational and Intensive Grazing Management, targeted to provide continuing education […]

December 7, 2015

No Harm to Soils When Cattle Graze Cover Crops

Editors Note: This comes to us from Dennis O’Brien and the Agriculture Research Service. It was orignally published in the February 2015 issue Agricultural Research magazine. For years, some growers in the Southeast have used cover crops to reduce soil erosion, boost organic matter, and keep more moisture in soil. Combined with no-till production, cover […]

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