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Is the Expense Justified? Part 2 of Fencing Costs and Effectiveness for Unusual Challenges

By   /  May 25, 2020  /  Fencing, Grazing Management  /  Comments Off on Is the Expense Justified? Part 2 of Fencing Costs and Effectiveness for Unusual Challenges

Last week Jim described the benefits of fencing out kangaroos and elk and shared costs and effectiveness for different kinds of fencing. This week, he follows up with the answers to an equally important question: “Will this kind of fencing result in more profit?” Read this even if you don’t have to fence out ‘roos […]

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MaiaGrazing Scholars Webinar – Grazing Management for Targeted Animal Performance

By   /  January 30, 2020  /    /  No Comments

Register at: https://www.maiagrazing.com/maiagrazing-scholars-webinar/ Date & Time: JAN 30, 6:00pm MST (US & Canada) Grazing Management for Targeted Animal Performance Jim Gerrish – American GrazingLands Services Grazing management to achieve a particular level of animal performance starts with understanding the nutritional needs of different livestock classes and what nutrients can be provided from a particular type […]

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MaiaGrazing Scholars Webinar Featuring Jim Gerrish & Bart Davidson

By   /  November 20, 2019  /    /  No Comments

What the speakers will cover Creating Excellent Pasture from the Soil Up Jim Gerrish – American GrazingLands Services Excellent pasture is high in energy, adequate in protein, mineral rich, diverse, palatable, and durable. The foundation for creating excellent pasture is living, biologically active soil. Current research and producer experience is showing there is a much […]

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Pasture Walk with Jim Gerrish

By   /  November 1, 2019  /    /  No Comments

Dogwood Farm, owned and operated by Toby and Debby Dulworth since 1977, is located in Ballard County, Kentucky, between the communities of Bandana and Oscar. Dulworth ancestors have farmed in this area since 1897.  Since its beginning, the DWF cow herd has grazed pasture without supplemental grain, expanding from three head in 1964 to about […]

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When is the Best Time of Day to Move Animals?

By   /  May 9, 2016  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on When is the Best Time of Day to Move Animals?

A common question we hear at pasture walks or grazing seminars is when is the best time of day to move cattle to the next paddock. There are some who advocate moving in the afternoon based on the fact that energy content of forages peaks in mid-afternoon corresponding with peak photosynthesis. But, since cattle will […]

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