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

By   /  May 24, 2021  /  From the On Pasture Library  /  1 Comment

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 […]

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Inspiration for Making Good Grazing Management Decisions

By   /  April 5, 2021  /  From the On Pasture Library  /  Comments Off on 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.

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

By   /  April 20, 2020  /  Grazing Management  /  2 Comments

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 […]

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Can We Graze Now?

By   /  April 13, 2020  /  Grazing Management, Planning  /  2 Comments

  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 […]

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How Many Acres Per Cow Do You Need?

By   /  February 17, 2020  /  Grazing Management  /  1 Comment

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 […]

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