COLUMBIA, Mo. – A drive through grass country in summer shows many pastures with more weeds than grass. To his trained eyes, Gene Schmitz sees pastures needing renovation.
“Many beef farmers don’t see pastures as a crop to be managed.… Continue reading
COLUMBIA, Mo. – A group that helps grassland farmers replace toxic tall fescue with nontoxic-endophyte fescue is coming to Oklahoma.
The Alliance for Grassland Renewal, which worked in Missouri for the past three years, will hold its first out-of-state grass-renewal… Continue reading
By: Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
Grazing plans integrate the biology of plants and animals. Grass is the mainstay
of a grazing plan, and the subsequent understanding and implementation of
grazing can be overwhelming at times.
When the discussion widens to… Continue reading
Shoreview, Minn. [May 29, 2015] – The sight of fresh, green pastures as the summer months approach can be a welcome sight for many cattle producers, especially after feeding costly forages throughout the winter. But just as quickly as that… Continue reading
By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
The strong cattle prices have encouraged more producers to develop replacement heifers to add to their current cow herd. Bred replacement heifers that will calve in January and February need… Continue reading