Information on forage and grazing management of crops such as wheat, alfalfa, fescue, sorghum, corn, rye, canola, clover and birdsfoot trefoil. Tips on determining pasture yield, no-till crop management, crop rotation, silage, haylage and baleage.
Articles ByNicole Santangelo Carutis, Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.
Does grazing fall pastures have implications for spring regrowth?
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This webinar discusses the role and management of warm-season annuals in a grazing system.
With slow drydown in areas, it may be beneficial to identify fields that are good candidates for early harvest based on crop conditions and grain moisture.
Corn stover is often used as ground cover baled for bedding for the winter season, but it can also be utilized as a forage in some situations where feed supplies are limited.
Direct and indirect methods of determining pasture yield.
Five dairy farms in the northeast participated in a study designed to describe a technique called "mob grazing."
More Articles BySjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA
The scythe is an instrument used to cut grass or shrub. This article gives a description of different types of scythes, the parts of the scythe, and sharpening and mowing techniques.
Brassicas can be an excellent alternative to perennial pastures and a good option available to extend the grazing season longer into the fall.
Help your forage plants prepare for winter survival and spring regrowth. Weed control, soil fertility and liming are a few key factors to consider this fall.
Be careful not to hurt your pasture stand this fall. Read about tips for successful fall pasture management.
The growing season for perennial forages is limited and can be supplemented with annual grasses to “bridge the gap” in the grazing season of permanent pastures.
More Articles ByJessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.
Preparing for fall and winter on livestock operations should be done early. Managing pastures for fall and winter grazing should be done as summer ends.
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These workshops address the challenges in producing high-quality hay.
Forage brassicas are high quality forages that can be grazed during the spring, summer forage slump, or used to extend fall grazing season.
Tall grass grazing has become a popular management practice for beef cattle in recent years. Learn how this practice is being applied to dairy grazing.