RSS feed for this section

Archive | Nutrition

Avoiding overgrazing of winter pastures

Newsletter article_1-7-14 Table1

By this time of the year ranchers in the southeast have already made a decision on winter feeding and they are dealing with it, whether that decision was good or bad. Considering the typical choices in this region, the common options are: 1) Hay feeding on dormant warm season pastures (this could be done with […]

Did we have too much rain this summer? How will it affect our winter-feeding strategy?

Precipitation in the Southeast from January 2013 through July 2013. 2013 is the second wettest year so far for this region. Image Credit: NCDC

For most of us, this summer was a complete 180 from previous years.  The rainfall total for January to July for the SE United States was the second wettest on record.  That is great if you are trying to grow forage, but its bad if you are trying to cut, rake, and bale hay.  For […]

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By :