Here’s What Reducing Pasture Recovery Periods Can Cost You

By: Kathy Voth

We all know that giving our pastures enough time to recover before grazing them again is critical to our success. But what may be news is how big the impact of just a few days less of recovery can turn into a problem that costs us forage and money.

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California Searching for Assistant Sheep Specialist

The University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, in collaboration with the School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis, is seeking a full-time assistant specialist in cooperative extension in the area of sheep and goat herd health and production.

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12 Simple Steps of Grazing

By: Matt Poore, Ruminant Nutrition Extension Specialists, North Carolina State University

Adaptive grazing is a term describing a management approach that includes many practices such as frequent rotation of cattle and stockpiling for winter grazing. It is not a recipe; it is a very flexible system that producers can modify to fit their needs and skills. In North Carolina, our educational program “Amazing Grazing” strives to teach principles and critical thinking skills, so producers can begin adaptive grazing.

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