Grazing Systems http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6624/more en Take Steps Now To Cut Feed Costs Next Winter http://beefmagazine.com/grazing-systems/take-steps-now-cut-feed-costs-next-winter <div class="field-byline"> By Wes Ishmael </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Creeping cow size and hay waste are increasing hay needs. Improved grazing is one remedy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/grazing-systems/take-steps-now-cut-feed-costs-next-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/grazing-systems/take-steps-now-cut-feed-costs-next-winter#comments Grazing Systems Cow-Calf Ranch Management Tips For Profit Mon, 10 Mar 2014 02:44:00 +0000 72161 at http://beefmagazine.com What Breeders See In Alfalfa's Future http://beefmagazine.com/grazing-systems/what-breeders-see-alfalfas-future <div class="field-byline"> Fae Holin for Hay &amp; Forage Grower </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite alfalfa’s declining acreage and use in many dairy rations, alfalfa breeders are excited about the legume’s future. In fact, over the past two years, two companies have put considerable effort into building up their proprietary alfalfa portfolios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/grazing-systems/what-breeders-see-alfalfas-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/grazing-systems/what-breeders-see-alfalfas-future#comments Grazing Systems Tips For Profit Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:18:00 +0000 71881 at http://beefmagazine.com Are You A Cowboy, A Stockman Or A Grass Farmer? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-cowboy-stockman-or-grass-farmer <div class="node-body blog-body">I really don’t care what you want to call yourself or your employees – cowboy, stockman, grass farmer or rancher. Personally, I would simply like to be a good, complete rancher. </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/are-you-cowboy-stockman-or-grass-farmer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-cowboy-stockman-or-grass-farmer#comments Grazing Systems Ranch Management Pasture Range Employee Management Sustainability Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:08:00 +0000 65162 at http://beefmagazine.com How Does The Farmland Price Bubble Compare? http://beefmagazine.com/grazing-systems/how-does-farmland-price-bubble-compare <div class="field-byline"> By: Hembree Brandon for Delta Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Historically low interest rates that followed the 2007-08 financial collapse have had a positive effect on U.S. net farm income and the price of farmland — but when interest rates move higher will that push income and land prices downward?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/grazing-systems/how-does-farmland-price-bubble-compare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/grazing-systems/how-does-farmland-price-bubble-compare#comments Grazing Systems Tips For Profit Tue, 13 Aug 2013 22:39:00 +0000 61222 at http://beefmagazine.com What’s Land Worth? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-land-worth <div class="node-body blog-body">Land -- God certainly isn’t making more of it. With land prices at an all-time high, many are calling it “a safe deposit box with a view.”</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/what-s-land-worth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-land-worth#comments Grazing Systems Pasture/Land Values Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 08 Jul 2013 09:03:00 +0000 58642 at http://beefmagazine.com Proper Grazing Is A Rancher’s Most Rewarding Challenge http://beefmagazine.com/blog/proper-grazing-rancher-s-most-rewarding-challenge <div class="node-body blog-body">Good cowherd grazing is the catalyst for reducing the amount of harvested cattle feed, increasing grazed feed, reducing labor and equipment costs, and increasing land productivity on the ranch.</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/proper-grazing-rancher-s-most-rewarding-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/proper-grazing-rancher-s-most-rewarding-challenge#comments Grazing Systems Cow-Calf Ranch Management Pasture Range Sustainability Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:16:00 +0000 57422 at http://beefmagazine.com Feds Move To Delist Gray Wolf Under ESA, Mexican Wolf Remains Protected http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/feds-move-delist-gray-wolf-under-esa-mexican-wolf-remains-protected <div class="node-body article-body">Long a flashpoiont for controversy, wolf reintroduction has been a fact of life for more than 30 years. It has been so successful that the Fish and Wildlife Serivce has once again proposed to delist the gray wolf under the ESA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/feds-move-delist-gray-wolf-under-esa-mexican-wolf-remains-protected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/feds-move-delist-gray-wolf-under-esa-mexican-wolf-remains-protected#comments Grazing Systems Regulation Sustainability Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:31:00 +0000 56722 at http://beefmagazine.com The Ranch Profitability Secret More Powerful Than Genetics http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ranch-profitability-secret-more-powerful-genetics <div class="node-body blog-body">Well-managed grazing is actually a much more powerful tool for ranch profitability than cattle genetics.</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/ranch-profitability-secret-more-powerful-genetics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ranch-profitability-secret-more-powerful-genetics#comments Grazing Systems Nutrition Cattle Genetics Sustainability Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Wed, 29 May 2013 13:55:00 +0000 55662 at http://beefmagazine.com Manage Grazing For More Production & Profitability http://beefmagazine.com/blog/manage-grazing-more-production-profitability <div class="node-body blog-body">Everything that we, through our livestock, and Mother Nature do to the land will have an effect on ecosystem process and will cause changes in biological succession. Our management will have a huge effect on the direction of that succession. Will it be positive or negative toward our goals?</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/manage-grazing-more-production-profitability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/manage-grazing-more-production-profitability#comments Grazing Systems Cow-Calf Nutrition Sustainability Strategic Planning For The Ranch Mon, 06 May 2013 17:13:00 +0000 54322 at http://beefmagazine.com Contract Grazing Factsheet Series Now Available http://beefmagazine.com/grazing-systems/contract-grazing-factsheet-series-now-available <div class="field-byline"> Iowa Beef Center </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new four-part series of fact sheets on contract grazing for cattle is now available on the Iowa Beef Center (IBC) website. Two Iowa State University (ISU) Extension specialists are Iowa representatives to the specialized working group within the Green Lands, Blue Water project that developed the new resource. Joe Sellers, ISU Extension beef program specialist, and small farms specialist Andy Larson worked with project members from Wisconsin and Minnesota to identify needs and information for those who graze cattle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/grazing-systems/contract-grazing-factsheet-series-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/grazing-systems/contract-grazing-factsheet-series-now-available#comments Grazing Systems Tips For Profit Mon, 25 Mar 2013 17:48:00 +0000 52211 at http://beefmagazine.com