To promote a healthier pasture next spring, producers need to start planning for the end of the season now and help their plants prepare for fall.
Colder, icy, harsh winter weather means producers need to be aware of increased livestock energy requirements to ensure their animals are able to withstand the extreme outdoor conditions.
Storm-damaged wild cherry trees could pose threat to livestock grazing in pastures.
The sight of frozen, snow-covered fields might not trigger thoughts of planting season, but late winter can be the ideal time for some low-cost pasture improvement.
What is your plan to meet the late gestation nutritional needs of the beef cow herd?
What can be done to thicken up forage stands that have been thinned out?
Meat could be a target for higher taxes given criticism of the industry’s role in climate change, deforestation and animal cruelty, according to a report by Fitch Solutions Macro Research.