Cattle grazing is not simply opening a gate and herding a group of cows into the pasture.
There are various schools of thought about the number of cattle per acre that are needed, the length of time the paddocks should be grazed, and the amount of rest each paddock should get.
Energy is one of the most critical nutrients for grazing cows particularly at pasture turn out because it coincides with their greater needs to support the young calf.
Managed livestock grazing can help regenerate soils.
No matter how cow-calf producers judge the past year – good, just okay or disappointing – there is value in taking some time to analyze the reasons for the outcome.
Winter feed stores are dwindling and the urge to get cows to grass is escalating.
Healthy soil is critical to effective, sustainable farming practices.
Rotational grazing extends pasture forage, increases gains.