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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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Tips for Developing a Cover Crop Grazing Lease

As ranchers continue with the struggle to find more grazing land to expand their livestock operations, more are looking into growing cover crops for grazing or renting cover crop land from neighboring farmers. Greg Rasmussen started planting cover crops on a piece of farm ground north of Boelus, Neb., several years ago, in an effort to stop soil erosion and improve soil health. Read more in this article from The Fence Post.
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3 Benefits of Grazing Cover Crops

Planting annual cover crops in between cash cropping systems can be a great way to produce extra forage and extend the grazing season. Cover crop grazing can provide benefits to your operation including saving time, money and improving soil health. Find out more in this article from the Soil Health Partnership.
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No-Till Farmer Web Page Offers Tips on Managing Prevented Planting Acres, Disaster Aid

The editors of <em>No-Till Farmer, Strip-Till Farmer</em> and <em>Cover Crop Strategies</em> assembled this web page to serve as a source for growers looking for options on prevented-planting acres in the U.S. and potentially find sources of disaster aid.
The editors of No-Till Farmer, Strip-Till Farmer and Cover Crop Strategies assembled this web page to serve as a source for growers looking for options on prevented-planting acres in the U.S. and potentially find sources of disaster aid.
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Tips for Grazing Cover Crops

Leedey, Okla. no-tiller Jimmy Emmons discusses the potential for cover-crop grazing in early spring and in the fall to reduce livestock feed costs and increase profits, and potentially grow two crops in one year on the same piece of land to maximize productivity per acre and build soil health.
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Attend the 2022 National No-Tillage Conference

Join more than 40 top-notch no-tillers, agronomists, researchers and other no-till experts in Louisville, January 4-7, 2022, to discover innovative ideas that can help you get the most out of your no-till farming system. The 30th anniversary National No-Tillage Conference offers a mix of thought-provoking General Sessions, expert-led No-Till Classrooms and collaborative No-Till Roundtables. Plus, valuable pesticide recertification and Certified Crop Advisor credits are available to qualifying attendees.

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