Articles on forages, animals, and grazing systems
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Extension Forage Specialist
University of Kentucky
Phone: (859) 257-3358
Fax: (859) 323-1952
Extending the grazing season allows producers to minimize the need for hay or stored feed. Cover crops can be a great source of forage for cattle to graze during the late fall to early spring. These forages can be an inexpensive option for some and provide high quality forage.
The Spauldings are working hard to renovate a recently purchased farm. With time and effort they know this goal is achievable, but the steps to get there can be challenging. They face many challenges but are determined to improve the productivity of their land. Learn more about their steps and plans to renovate this farm.
Greg Brann has a grazing operation in Southern Kentucky, and unlike many producers he has a diversified herd. He uses cattle and sheep to manage his land. He continues to improve the efficiency of this method and learn new management practices that work for him. Learn more about his operation and what he does that may work in your operation.
These tips can help manage your cattle through winter months and prepare for grazing this spring.
AFGC Annual Conference
January 11-14, 2015
St. Louis, MO
Forages at KCA
January 16-17, 2015
35th KY Alfalfa Conference
February 26, 2015
Cave City, KY