RESOURCES

Putting the Pieces Together: Using Cattle to Build Soils for Crops


Soil Fertility and Grazing Management as Part of an Integrated Weed Control Program-Chris Teutsch

ARTICLES

Buttercups in Grazed Pastures

One of the signs that spring has arrived is when the yellow flowers of buttercup begin to appear, but it’s during the winter months that the vegetative growth of buttercup takes place. As a cool season weed, this plant often flourishes in over grazed pasture fields with poor stands of desirable forages. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE

Determine Land Area/Distance with a Smartphone

How big is that pasture? How long is this fence line? How far is it to the nearest water point? All of these questions and more can be answered using the GeoMeasure app, a free download for both Apple and Android smartphones......READ MORE

IS MY ALFALFA SAFE TO GRAZE?

Cattle Grazing Alfalfa

Is my alfalfa safe to graze after a hard freeze?  Usually the alfalfa is still quite green, even with low temperatures in the low twenties. There may be some wilting and yellowing, especially on the top, but most leaves still are attached to the plant stems. READ ENTIRE ARTICLE

GREEN IS GOOD, BROWN IS BAD

Read the entire article in Forage News and learn about a new phone app, CANOPEO