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Beef Drought Management Strategies
Recurring drought is a natural part of the climate in many areas of Canada and creates a challenge when managing grazing and forage resources. ...
Environmentally Friendly Cattle Production
Three hundred years ago, enormous herds of bison, antelope and elk roamed North America, and the land was pristine and the water clean....
Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms Reveals the Secrets of ‘Beyond Organic’ Farming
Polyface Farm, an alternative “beyond organic” operation is situated in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Its operator, Joel Salatin, has been called by TIME magazine “the world’s most innovative farmer” and “the high priest of pasture and the...
Dairy Blog: The White Elephant of Dairy
Dairy blogger Carol Lever discusses the choice of dairy products consumers have in the supermarket chillers....
Want Free Land? Use Animal Impact to Increase Productivity
Saskatchewan cattle producer, Neil Dennis is sometimes called an “Extreme Grazer”, and there’s no doubt that he is Western Canada’s foremost expert on high-stock density grazing, writes Angela Lovell....
Ten Ways to Run More Cows on the Same Grass
With pasture shrinking and cows needed to be added to the national herd, a South Dakota expert gives ranchers ten ways to make their grass go further. ...
Silvopastoral: Could it Work on My Farm?
Interest in growing in grazing systems that combine livestock and trees - or silvopasture. ...
Can Grazing Systems Produce High Quality Beef Without Increasing Environmental Footprint?
ANALYSIS - Land unsuitable for crop production can be used as a source of human food through grazing, writes Chris Harris....
How to Get Rid of Bedstraw
Smooth bedstraw is an invasive and opportunistic weed, which requires management to prevent proliferation in forage fields....
Legumes Allow 40 Per Cent Higher Stocking in Australia
Adding legumes to rangeland pastures in Australia can benefit carrying capacity for many years. ...
How do I Test Soil Health on My Farm?
Monitoring soil health for nutrients maximises pasture production and takes five steps to do, Australia's southern farmers are being told. ...
Winter Crops in Dairy Systems Cut Leaching, Weeds and Improve Soils
Winter crops to be harvested are hugely beneficial to soil structure, offering protection to soils through winter, anything else is a "misconception"....
Drought, Grazing and Cattle: What Are the Warning Signs?
Pasture condition is paramount for keeping production costs in check - here are some warning signs from an Australian expert....
Watching Fertilser Costs During the Dairy Downturn
Times are tights and New Zealand graziers are being told to scrutinise fertiliser costs, a major expense and one interlinked with another major cost - feed. ...
What to Choose When Reseeding Hay and Pasture Fields
Choosing grasses for your pastures and hay fields depends on the soil pH, fertility and cattle that you have. ...
 
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