March 15, 2021

Before You Graze, Know Your Goals: What Are You Doing? Why Are You Doing It?

Last week we published the 8th annual set of grazing charts thanks to our friend Troy Bishopp, the Grass Whisperer. So it seems like a good time to review how to get started planning. Here’s Troy with one of the first steps – probably the step we should all have taken before we bought those […]

March 16, 2020

Linger Grazing- Brussels, Ontario

Gearing up for another great Grazing Meeting. This years topic is Linger Grazing with Troy Bishopp, The Grass Whisperer! Troy is a well seasoned Grass Farmer from New York and a conservation professional at Madison County. The meeting will be held March 16, 2020 at BM&G Community Centre in Brussels, Ontario.  Hosted by Brussels Agri […]

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.

April 20, 2018

“Feed The Whole” High Density Grazing Workshop with Ian Mitchell-Innes

Ian Mitchell-Innes has been practicing Holistic Management for 20 years on his ranch in South Africa. He teaches farmers and ranchers how to “FEED the whole” – Grass, Animal, Soil surface, Sub soil, using animals at High and Ultra High Stock Density (Mob Grazing). At this workshop you will learn how to start a simplified grazing […]

September 28, 2017

USING ADAPTIVE GRAZING MANAGEMENT TO IMPROVE SOIL HEALTH

Pasture/Soil Health Field Day in Greene County, Missouri to discuss soil health on grasslands.  Ways to improve soil health through grazing management, proper stocking rate, understanding the grass plant.  Demonstrations on rainfall simulator and soil infiltration rate.   Workshop Agenda 9:00 Welcome and Introductions – Diana Sheridan, NRCS District Conservationist, Springfield, MO 9:15 Overview of Host […]

March 3, 2014

Get Your Free 2014 Grazing Charts Now!

No matter when your grazing season starts, there’s no time like now to download your 2014 version and start thinking about how you want to manage your pastures and paddocks this year.

October 21, 2013

So Ya Got a Blank Grazing Chart. Now What?

Troy Bishopp has been working on making grazing planning easier for himself and his fellow farmers for quite awhile now. He’s found that grazing charts make it possible for him to successfully plan for his forage, livestock, finances, and a most importantly, a personal life with his wife, family and friends. This is the first in a series to help you get started using grazing charts to make your life better too!

October 14, 2013

Intensive Grazing – Putting it All Together, Or “Calling the Dance”

Dave Scott has been taking us through setting up an intensive grazing system that works, especially if you’re working with irrigated pasture. He’s already covered recovery periods and grazing periods, so now he takes us through stocking rates, adjusting for mother nature, and keeping track of where we’ve been.

September 30, 2013

Setting Up an Intensive Grazing System That Works – Pasture Recovery Periods

Regardless of your irrigation status, you’ll find great tips here on improving spring pastures, getting more forage with less nitrogen, adding legumes and preventing and reducing parasite problems.

September 23, 2013

Intensive Grazing on Irrigated Pastures

Even if you’re not working with irrigation, this article has some great tips for transitioning to intensive grazing, stockpiling pasture, and considering the downsides. This is the first in a series from Dave Scott so stay tuned!

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