Cattle producers may be little short on good wheat pasture

· November 1, 2017

With less than ideal planting conditions in many regions this year, wheat is getting planted later than usual. This can impact the amount of forage available to cattle, especially early on. Jeff Bedwell, agronomist with Oklahoma Land Run Farmer’s Cooperative and cow-calf producer from Isabella, Oklahoma, said that producers will likely need to make some […]

Warm-season annual grasses in horse pastures shows promise

· October 11, 2017

A new study from the University of Minnesota shows that warm-season annual grasses have good potential for use in horse pastures. “Annual grasses need to be replanted from seed each year, so they involve more work than perennial grasses, but they provide horse owners more summer grazing options,” said Krishona Martinson, an Equine Extension Specialist […]

North Carolina farmer goes hog wild to clear land for pasture

· June 6, 2017

A North Carolina farmer proves it’s OK to think outside the box when applying for a grant. Heck, you can even go hog wild. Larry and Judy McPherson applied for a Rural Agriculture Reinvestment Fund (RAFI) grant to help transition their farm from organic vegetables to pasture raised animals. After harvesting trees, Uwharrie Farm called […]

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BioZyme: No such thing as an average pasture

· May 30, 2017

Turning cattle out to summer grass is just around the corner. Regardless if you own or rent your pasture, these BioZyme experts say it’s important to make sure you are getting the most efficient use of your resources. The first thing to consider is the stocking rate for the specific area you live. Stocking rate, […]

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