February 17, 2022

Grazing For Profit Conference

Day-long event. Featured speakers Johnny Rogers, NC State, Dr. Katie Mason, UT, Greg Brann, and Sam Kennedy, Producer. The conference is designed to give grazers new ideas on how to manage their land for more profitable grazing.

November 22, 2021

Adding and Spreading Pasture Nutrients With All Four Feet on the Ground

Want to improve your pastures? Work with your manure spreaders to get the good stuff on the ground!

May 24, 2021

One Grazier’s Experience With Ultra-High Stock Density Grazing

Increasing the density of animals on a piece of pasture changes grazing behavior, and is one tool graziers can use to meet certain vegetation goals. From May of 2016, here’s what Steve Freeman learned when he increased stock density, and what it’s good for and when it might not work as well. Until July of […]

April 5, 2021

Inspiration for Making Good Grazing Management Decisions

Here’s a flow chart that will help you see the future when you’re trying to make tough decisions.

April 20, 2020

Patch Burning Means Fewer Fences, Better Grazing Management and Improved Wildlife Habitat

Ranchers on the tallgrass prairie traditionally burn their pastures each spring before summer grazing. After fire, plants grow more quickly, and the new growth is very nutritious. But the practice is problematic for migratory birds. It reduces nesting and feeding habitat just when they need it most. So, how can ranchers balance getting great forage […]

April 13, 2020

Can We Graze Now?

  Yes, there is green grass. Yes, both you and the livestock are more than eager to utilize it. Yes, you both should wait before grazing it. It is one of the hardest times of the season for some people, me included. We are tired of mud and tired of feeding hay. There is an […]

February 17, 2020

How Many Acres Per Cow Do You Need?

This time of year, especially after you have shifted from grazing to fed feed such as hay or baleage, you might start wondering why you have the number of livestock you have. Life is short, and some animals just need to grow some wheels. It’s probably a good thing to question the number of grazing […]

January 17, 2020

24th Annual Vermont Grazing & Livestock Conference

Join more than 350 farmers and agricultural resource providers from six Northeast states at this perennial winter conference for a cross-section of the region’s livestock production. Preview the conference schedule at https://24thannualvermontgrazingliv2020.sched.com/     The event takes place at the family-friendly Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT just off Interstate-91. The conference rate on overnight […]

August 29, 2019

Pasture and Grazing Management Workshop

Special speakers Doug Peterson and Allan Williams will be speaking at Madison Community Center on August 29th from 9 am to 4 pm. Two renowned soil health specialists, Allen Williams and Doug Peterson, will offer tips for livestock producers based upon their years of working with grazing management, says Darren Hoffman, NRCS resource conservationist in […]

May 29, 2019

Grazing Scholars Webinar

ORGANIZING GOOD GRAZING PLANS FROM THE OUTSET Please join us for our first co-hosted Grazing Scholars webinar in a series from Gallagher & Maia Grazing. There is a lot to consider when devising a good grazing plan and it can be overwhelming when thinking about what components and considerations must be accounted for. It’s not likely you and […]

April 23, 2019

Kentucky Grazing School

This two-day workshop gives producers classroom and hands-on learning in using and managing rotational grazing.  Rotational grazing provides better utilization of pastures to provide nutrients for livestock.

March 27, 2019

Biennial Roots of Resilience Grazing Conference

This biennial grazing conference brings speakers from around the world to inspire participants to learn new skills and discover holistic approaches to land management.

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.

June 19, 2018

Creating a Whole Farm or Grazing Plan: Who/What/When/Why/How

Creating a Whole Farm or Grazing Plan: Who/What/When/Why/How   Date: Tuesday, June 19 (7:00-8:30PM CST)   Presenter(s): Rod Ofte and John Zinn (all of Pasture Project) Developing a whole farm plan or a grazing plan is a great way for a new or established graziers to think through the adding additional or stacked enterprises that […]

June 13, 2018

WEBINAR: Planning for Success with Adaptive Grazing

Financial Planning and Funding Options for Successful Grazing Date: Wednesday, June 13 (7:00-8:30PM CST) Presenters: Rod Ofte (Pasture Project), Paul Dietmann (Compeer Financial), Ben Wojahn (Vernon County Land & Water Conservation Department) Sound financial planning is the most critical step a farmer, grazier, or land manager can take before beginning or expanding a grazing operation […]

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