With historically high fertilizer prices, manure nutrients are more valuable than ever,” says Natalie Rector, Michigan State University Extension nutrient management educator. Manure contains
Cattle ranchers today don't really like to be called farmers. And when the time comes to plant a piece of ground to a stand of hay or tame pasture, most wish
A useful website to help identify plants is the Noble Foundation’s online Plant Image Gallery at http://www.noble.org/imagegallery. It is divided into sections on grasses and grass-like plants; forbs; and trees, shrubs and woody vines. Each...
hay beats corn for horse feed in cold weather
Lingering drought and strong cattle prices combined to push private grazing rates up 4.5% this year to $13.80/animal unit month (AUM) across the Western U.S
The second edition of Pasture & Range Plants, revised by Robert Nicholson, Fort Hays State University (FHSU) plant and rangeland ecology expert, is now
Swath grazing is becoming an increasingly popular way of feeding cattle during winter months on the Northern Plains and in the Canadian Prairie Provinces
An October auction of the historic Rogler Ranch -- one of the Kansas Flint Hills' best-known spreads -- set a new area high when it fetched an average $1,696/acre, or $6.92 million. All but one of the ranch's seven tracts were purchased by...
Animal nutrition, grazing management and new plant development for improving pastures and rangelands are topics of a Jan. 30 seminar in Evanston, WY.