It may be tempting to use new green growth in pastures this fall to extend the grazing season and avoid feeding hay. However, that decision could come back to bite you come spring turnout.
Early history of natural grazing behaviors can help us think about what forages and soils need today for high productivity.
While environmentalists would prefer our nation’s expansive grasslands remain untouched, cattlemen know that responsible grazing is a critical tool to proper land management that reaps many benefits for a healthy landscape and wildlife habitat.
In our effort to produce more, inputs have increased, ranchers have exited the business and rural communities have become ghost towns. Perhaps the secret to success in agriculture is looking at how Grandpa managed the farm and then do more of that.
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