Pasture Range http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6623/more en 5 Trending Headlines: How did Memorial Day get started, anyway? PLUS: pasture and range conditions looking up http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/5-trending-headlines-how-did-memorial-day-get-started-anyway-plus-pasture-and-range-co <div class="node-body gallery-body">In between enjoying family, friends and beef on the grill, many Americans will pause to reflect on the true significance of Memorial Day. Here’s an explanation of how this national holiday first got started.</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/5-trending-headlines-how-did-memorial-day-get-started-anyway-plus-pasture-and-range-co" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/5-trending-headlines-how-did-memorial-day-get-started-anyway-plus-pasture-and-range-co#comments Pasture Range Mon, 25 May 2015 21:37:00 +0000 89601 at http://beefmagazine.com Now it’s my turn to spread a little rain envy http://beefmagazine.com/blog/now-it-s-my-turn-spread-little-rain-envy <div class="node-body blog-body">After suffering from rain envy for more than a decade, this spring’s ample moisture has brought on a different emotion—rain guilt.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/now-it-s-my-turn-spread-little-rain-envy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/now-it-s-my-turn-spread-little-rain-envy#comments Pasture Range My View From The Country Thu, 21 May 2015 14:14:00 +0000 89471 at http://beefmagazine.com Cattle are one of America’s best-kept environmental secrets http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/cattle-are-one-america-s-best-kept-environmental-secrets <div class="field-byline"> Commentary; By Vicki Dutton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cattle producers, and the cattle business, are often maligned as being environmentally unsustainable. How does that argument stack up against reality?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/cattle-are-one-america-s-best-kept-environmental-secrets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/cattle-are-one-america-s-best-kept-environmental-secrets#comments Environment Pasture Range Thu, 21 May 2015 12:51:00 +0000 89431 at http://beefmagazine.com New campaign promotes soil health; PLUS: 5 blogs on how cattle grazing helps soil http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-campaign-promotes-soil-health-plus-5-blogs-how-cattle-grazing-helps-soil <div class="node-body blog-body">USDA’s “Hope in Healthy Soil” campaign promotes the importance of farmers and ranchers managing the soil to help the planet and feed the world. Share the video, plus check out these five blog posts showcasing how ranchers are fantastic stewards of soil.</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/new-campaign-promotes-soil-health-plus-5-blogs-how-cattle-grazing-helps-soil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-campaign-promotes-soil-health-plus-5-blogs-how-cattle-grazing-helps-soil#comments Cow-Calf Pasture Health Beef Quality Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 20 May 2015 10:00:00 +0000 89391 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: Organic growers want a checkoff; PLUS: Cheating the cheater http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/6-trending-headlines-organic-growers-want-checkoff-plus-cheating-cheater <div class="node-body gallery-body">Many unwanted and undesirable grasses in our pastures are also the first plants to green up in the spring. Use targeted grazing to manage and control these unwanted plants in your pastures. </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/6-trending-headlines-organic-growers-want-checkoff-plus-cheating-cheater" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/6-trending-headlines-organic-growers-want-checkoff-plus-cheating-cheater#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Pasture Range Mon, 18 May 2015 14:34:00 +0000 89321 at http://beefmagazine.com Pricklypear control helps replenish pastures http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/pricklypear-control-helps-replenish-pastures <div class="node-body article-body">Pricklypear is a native cacti that grows readily and spreads rapidly. Here are some tips to help keep your pastures more productive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/pricklypear-control-helps-replenish-pastures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/pricklypear-control-helps-replenish-pastures#comments Dow AgroSciences Pasture Range Thu, 14 May 2015 12:56:00 +0000 89241 at http://beefmagazine.com How are your pastures shaping up? http://beefmagazine.com/poll/05072015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>Rain has blessed much of cattle country, and many regions that have been battling drought have seen some very welcome spring moisture. Other areas, unfortunately, are still desperately dry.</p></div><form action="/poll/05072015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8421-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8421"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8421" name="choice" value="8421" class="form-radio" /> We’re in the best shape we've been in a long time</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8431-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8431"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8431" name="choice" value="8431" class="form-radio" /> We’re OK, but need more rain</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8441-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8441"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8441" name="choice" value="8441" class="form-radio" /> We’re struggling</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8451-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8451"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8451" name="choice" value="8451" class="form-radio" /> What pasture?</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="89051" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-ERXkRUXY9UNwJuq-q-UtsAiRhrhGkhSPqcMwJdbMKfw" value="form-ERXkRUXY9UNwJuq-q-UtsAiRhrhGkhSPqcMwJdbMKfw" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/poll/05072015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/poll/05072015#comments Pasture Range Thu, 07 May 2015 15:46:03 +0000 89051 at http://beefmagazine.com Grazing Series Part 5: Be a good neighbor & maintain your fences with these 3 tips http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-5-be-good-neighbor-maintain-your-fences-these-3-tips <div class="node-body blog-body">The grazing season is already underway in some parts of the country and just around the corner for others, but are your fences ready to hold the herd? Here are three tips for getting your fence lines in tip-top shape before turnout. Plus, a sneak peak at what’s coming up in May. </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-5-be-good-neighbor-maintain-your-fences-these-3-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-5-be-good-neighbor-maintain-your-fences-these-3-tips#comments Cattle Handling Grazing Systems Cow-Calf Business Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88861 at http://beefmagazine.com 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