Grazing Management – Making the Most of the Available Forage

Grazing Management – Making the Most of the Available Forage

As I travel around Jackson County lately I have noticed that pasture grass is in short supply on most livestock operations.  The combination of flash drought (95-102° temperatures without rainfall) and little fertilization of pastures has taken its toll.  To me the...
Beef and Forage BMP Farm Tour – April 22

Beef and Forage BMP Farm Tour – April 22

  Join us for a Beef and Forage BMP Farm Tour on April 22nd from 9:00 am to 12 pm CDT. We will meet at the Granberry Farm from 9:00 AM Central to 10:15 AM, and then travel in your own vehicle to Bishop Farms where we will be from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM, ending with...
Friday Feature:  T-Post Spring Wire Fence Clips

Friday Feature: T-Post Spring Wire Fence Clips

This week’s featured video was produced by LockJawz to introduce their innovative new spring wire clip for attaching traditional fencing to t-posts.  This company manufactures a number of unique fencing products, but their spring wire clips can be used to attach...
The Art and Science of Grazing Management

The Art and Science of Grazing Management

Jose Dubeux, UF/IFAS Forage Management Specialist Grazing management is a mix of art and science. The “art” comes from the action of managing livestock in a given landscape, and learning based on experience. The “science” comes from...
Monday Feature:  Fence-Line Hay Feeders

Monday Feature: Fence-Line Hay Feeders

This week’s featured video was published by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture to share a new concept they have been studying.  They have been doing research on different types of fence line hay feeders.  The basic idea is that hay is placed in...