Pasture Range http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en 9 new hay-making tools for the 2015 forage season http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/9-new-hay-making-tools-2015-forage-season <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here’s what hay and forage manufacturers are offering for 2015.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/9-new-hay-making-tools-2015-forage-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/9-new-hay-making-tools-2015-forage-season#comments Pasture Range Nutrition Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:22:00 +0000 87001 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 trending headlines: The cost of skinny cows; Plus, is a megadrought looming? http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-cost-skinny-cows-plus-megadrought-looming <div class="node-body gallery-body">Almost all producers have, at some time or another, battled drought. Are the droughts of the past few years just a warm-up for what’s yet to come?</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-cost-skinny-cows-plus-megadrought-looming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-cost-skinny-cows-plus-megadrought-looming#comments Business Pasture Range Nutrition Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:17:00 +0000 86911 at http://beefmagazine.com Experts say ranching done right improves the environment and wildlife habitat http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/experts-say-ranching-done-right-improves-environment-and-wildlife-habitat <div class="field-byline"> By Temple Grandin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Society for Range Management (SRM) and ranchers and range professionals who participate in SRM are doing wonderful things with grazing to improve rangeland and plant biodiversity. The problem is that the public does not know anything about it</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/experts-say-ranching-done-right-improves-environment-and-wildlife-habitat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/experts-say-ranching-done-right-improves-environment-and-wildlife-habitat#comments Environment Pasture Range Sustainability Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:47:00 +0000 86831 at http://beefmagazine.com Move over, corn silage; forage sorghums have arrived http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/move-over-corn-silage-forage-sorghums-have-arrived <div class="node-body article-body">In water-short areas, forage sorghums show promise as a replacement for corn silage for beef producers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/move-over-corn-silage-forage-sorghums-have-arrived" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/move-over-corn-silage-forage-sorghums-have-arrived#comments Business Sectors Pasture Range Nutrition Sustainability Tips For Profit Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:24:00 +0000 86791 at http://beefmagazine.com Grass prospects lift cash calf and feeder prices http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grass-prospects-lift-cash-calf-and-feeder-prices <div class="node-body article-body">“The cattle market is trying to sort out strength of beef demand and how consumers will respond to pricey beef products as more chicken and pork become available,” says Penton market analyst John Otte. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grass-prospects-lift-cash-calf-and-feeder-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grass-prospects-lift-cash-calf-and-feeder-prices#comments Cattle Prices Pasture Range Sat, 21 Feb 2015 01:25:00 +0000 86611 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 keys to a profitable beef cow herd http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-keys-profitable-beef-cow-herd <div class="node-body blog-body">Once a rancher recognizes the inter-connectedness of four areas of management – production, economics and finance, marketing and people – it becomes apparent that maximums are never the best or the most profitable level of production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-keys-profitable-beef-cow-herd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-keys-profitable-beef-cow-herd#comments Ranch Management Pasture Range Nutrition Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:18:00 +0000 86551 at http://beefmagazine.com Grazing Improvement Act update is a win for federal lands grazing http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grazing-improvement-act-update-win-federal-lands-grazing <div class="node-body article-body">The 113th session of Congress, which concluded at the end of 2014, was generally regarded as a lesson in dysfunctional government. However, for ranchers grazing cattle on federal lands in the West, there was some good news.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grazing-improvement-act-update-win-federal-lands-grazing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grazing-improvement-act-update-win-federal-lands-grazing#comments Pasture Range Government Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:09:00 +0000 86541 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: Teach your cattle to eat sagebrush; plus test your cattle for BVD http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-teach-your-cattle-eat-sagebrush-plus-test-your-cattle-bvd <div class="node-body gallery-body">Breeding and grazing season will soon be upon us. Protect your herd, get your bulls ready and consider that sometimes, those plants you once thought as weeds may be valuable forage sources for your cattle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-teach-your-cattle-eat-sagebrush-plus-test-your-cattle-bvd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-teach-your-cattle-eat-sagebrush-plus-test-your-cattle-bvd#comments Pasture Range Nutrition Mon, 02 Feb 2015 15:34:00 +0000 85861 at http://beefmagazine.com Fight temptation this spring; your pastures will reward you http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/fight-temptation-spring-your-pastures-will-reward-you <div class="field-byline"> Dow AgroSciences </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Unprecedented calf prices and the lush, green grass of spring — there may be no greater threat to drought recovery. But remember: Drought recovery takes time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/fight-temptation-spring-your-pastures-will-reward-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/fight-temptation-spring-your-pastures-will-reward-you#comments Dow AgroSciences Pasture Range Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:32:00 +0000 85331 at http://beefmagazine.com It’s possible to pasture cattle without using fences http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/it-s-possible-pasture-cattle-without-using-fences <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the correct techniques and gentle persuasion, cattle can rotationally graze large pastures, even rangeland, without using fences or other borders. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/it-s-possible-pasture-cattle-without-using-fences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/it-s-possible-pasture-cattle-without-using-fences#comments Pasture Range Wed, 07 Jan 2015 02:25:00 +0000 85031 at http://beefmagazine.com