Grazing

[Podcast] Grazing Beef Cattle on Covers: Part 2

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, is the second in a two-part series featuring Mary Drewnoski, Beef Systems Specialist with University of Nebraska Extension. Drewnoski will discuss timing of grazing cattle on cover crops, financial benefits to integrating cattle into a cropping system, how cover crop seeding method influences grazing, and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, is the second in a two-part series featuring Mary Drewnoski, Beef Systems Specialist with University of Nebraska Extension. Drewnoski will discuss timing of grazing cattle on cover crops, financial benefits to integrating cattle into a cropping system, how cover crop seeding method influences grazing, and more.
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[Podcast] Grazing Beef Cattle on Covers: Part 1

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, is the first in a two-part series featuring Mary Drewnoski, Beef Systems Specialist with University of Nebraska Extension. Drewnoski will discuss what cover crop species are best for grazing beef cattle, what cover crops should be at when grazing cattle, how often cattle should be rotated when grazing covers, and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, is the first in a two-part series featuring Mary Drewnoski, Beef Systems Specialist with University of Nebraska Extension. Drewnoski will discuss what cover crop species are best for grazing beef cattle, what cover crops should be at when grazing cattle, how often cattle should be rotated when grazing covers, and more.
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Increase Profits by Grazing Covers

Farmers are good at producing a variety of crops, but one thing many farmers have been struggling to produce the last several years is a profit. A recent climb in corn and bean prices should provide some relief for farmers, but even so farmers should be looking for alternatives to increase the profitability of their cropland acres and cover crops and cattle may be the answer. Read more in this article from the Waukon Standard (Waukon, Iowa).
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Grazing Covers Can Benefit the Bottom Line

Growing dual-purpose wheat for both grazing and grain production is an important agricultural practice in the Southern Great Plains. But of late, more Texas Rolling Plains producers want to know if alternative systems to dual-purpose wheat, such as grazing cover crops, can bring additional value. Read more in this article from AgriLife Today.
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Cold Doesn't Always Kill Covers Over the Winter

By definition, cover crops are planted to protect the soil and contribute to improved soil health. However, often these annual forages are also grazed or harvested as livestock feed in the spring or early summer in an effort to make them more cost effective. Read more in this story from Hay & Forage Grower.
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[Podcast] Grazing Covers a Win-Win for Growers, Livestock Producers

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Richard Ehrhardt, Senior Extension Specialist for Small Ruminants, Michigan State University
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Richard Ehrhardt, Senior Extension Specialist for Small Ruminants, Michigan State University. Ehrhardt discuss how grazing cover crops can reduce feed costs for livestock producers, which species of livestock are best suited for grazing covers, how covers can extend the grazing season for livestock producers, and more.
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Extending the Grazing Season with Cover Crops

Feed, especially during the wintertime, is the biggest cost of production for cow-calf operations. As cows are brought in from summer pastures and we enter the peak of the culling period, there’s still a window of time for southern and more mild regions to extend their grazing season to avoid the sale barn glut. Read more in this article from Hoard's Dairyman.
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Attend the 2021 National Strip-Tillage Conference

Discover cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies from the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in strip-till to raise your level of strip-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy. The 2021 National Strip-Tillage Conference, Aug. 5-6, in Omaha, Neb., offers a mix of thought-provoking general sessions featuring top experts; profit-boosting Strip-Till Classrooms led by strip-till authorities, and interactive farmer-to-farmer Strip-Till Roundtables.

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