Pasture Health http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/29408/more en Grazing Series Part 4: 7 resources for pasture management in times of drought http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-4-7-resources-pasture-management-times-drought <div class="node-body blog-body">Is a serious drought looming, and are you ready for one? In the fourth installment of our April Grazing Series, we revisit seven BEEF magazine resources for managing pastures in times of dry conditions. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-4-7-resources-pasture-management-times-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-4-7-resources-pasture-management-times-drought#comments Cow-Calf Pasture Health Beef Quality Business Pasture Range Drought Management BEEF Daily Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88701 at http://beefmagazine.com As we prepare for Earth Day 2050, consumers and farmers have work to do http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/we-prepare-earth-day-2050-consumers-and-farmers-have-work-do <div class="field-byline"> By; Ron Torell, Nevada Cattlemen’s Association president </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Much of the consuming public doesn’t realize that well-managed grazing of rangelands, grasslands, and pastures is the most sustainable form of agriculture known.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/we-prepare-earth-day-2050-consumers-and-farmers-have-work-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/we-prepare-earth-day-2050-consumers-and-farmers-have-work-do#comments Cow-Calf Pasture Health Beef Quality Beef Quality Pasture Range Earth Day Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88661 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 Earth Day blogs worth reading today http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-earth-day-blogs-worth-reading-today <div class="node-body blog-body">Earth Day is April 22, and this commemorative day offers a great opportunity to highlight how farmers and ranchers are stewards of the land. Here are four Earth Day blogs worth reading.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-earth-day-blogs-worth-reading-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-earth-day-blogs-worth-reading-today#comments Pasture Health Beef Quality Retail Pasture Range Earth Day BEEF Daily Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88671 at http://beefmagazine.com Grazing Series Part 3: Questions to ask before planting cover crops, alfalfa & perennial grasses on irrigated pastures http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa <div class="node-body blog-body">Do cover crops pencil out? What should I plant in my irrigated pastures? Should I plant companion crops in new alfalfa stands? The third installment in April’s Grazing Series asks and answers these three questions. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cow-Calf Pasture Health Beef Quality Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88461 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 articles that highlight the media's coverage of agriculture's water usage http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-articles-highlight-medias-coverage-agricultures-water-usage <div class="node-body blog-body">National coverage of the ongoing drought in California seems to be stoking consumer concern about water usage in food production, with beef being singled out as a big user of water. How should the meat industry respond?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-articles-highlight-medias-coverage-agricultures-water-usage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-articles-highlight-medias-coverage-agricultures-water-usage#comments Pasture Health Beef Quality Retail Business Pasture Range Sustainability BEEF Daily Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:05:00 +0000 88441 at http://beefmagazine.com Grazing Series Part 2: Extensive vs. moderate grazing, effective cross-fencing & more http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-2-extensive-vs-moderate-grazing-effective-cross-fencing-more <div class="node-body blog-body">Is it time to alter your grazing system? Here are three management systems to consider to get the most out of your pastures this summer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-2-extensive-vs-moderate-grazing-effective-cross-fencing-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-2-extensive-vs-moderate-grazing-effective-cross-fencing-more#comments Cattle Handling Grazing Systems Pasture Health Beef Quality Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 08 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88311 at http://beefmagazine.com Grazing Series Part 1: 3 tips for spring hay & pasture management http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-1-3-tips-spring-hay-pasture-management <div class="node-body blog-body">Don’t get too busy planting corn and soybeans and forget about managing your hay fields and pastures. Here are three tips to consider for best spring hay and pasture management. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-1-3-tips-spring-hay-pasture-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-1-3-tips-spring-hay-pasture-management#comments Grazing Systems Cow-Calf Pasture Health Beef Quality Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88031 at http://beefmagazine.com Dry cycle continuing across much of the Southwest http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-health/dry-cycle-continuing-across-much-southwest <div class="field-byline"> Ron Smith for Southwest Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 2011 historic drought resulted in a $7.6 billion loss (2010 and 2011).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-health/dry-cycle-continuing-across-much-southwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-health/dry-cycle-continuing-across-much-southwest#comments Pasture Health Tips For Profit Tue, 10 Mar 2015 19:20:00 +0000 87311 at http://beefmagazine.com Active weather leads to several drought improvements http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-health/active-weather-leads-several-drought-improvements <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Drought Monitor shows significant snowfall and rain tallies across much of the contiguous U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-health/active-weather-leads-several-drought-improvements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-health/active-weather-leads-several-drought-improvements#comments Cow-Calf Pasture Health Tips For Profit Sun, 08 Mar 2015 23:40:00 +0000 87231 at http://beefmagazine.com Grass management is critical in 2015; plus: 3 tips for winter pasture management http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grass-management-critical-2015-plus-3-tips-winter-pasture-management <div class="node-body blog-body">Ranchers should be thinking about pasture management, even in the winter. Here are three tips to get the most out of your grasslands. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grass-management-critical-2015-plus-3-tips-winter-pasture-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grass-management-critical-2015-plus-3-tips-winter-pasture-management#comments Pasture Health Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 29 Dec 2014 11:20:00 +0000 84681 at http://beefmagazine.com