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  • Apr 2, 2015
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    Grazing Series Part 1: 3 tips for spring hay & pasture management

    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....More
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    Mar 4, 2015
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    BEEF reader survey shows interesting regional hay practices

    Exclusive BEEF reader survey shows regional practices in hay making and hay feeding....More
  • grazing tips
    Aug 21, 2014
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    3 Ways To Improve Next Year’s Grazing Today 2

    If you have extra grass at this point in the summer grazing season, there are ways to improve next year’s grazing through better management practices. Bruce Anderson, UNL Extension forage specialist, offers three tips to improve next year’s grazing today....More
  • May 13, 2014
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    5 Tips For Grazing Oat Pastures This Spring 1

    Oats can offer a high-quality grazing option for spring and early summer, but getting the most out of this forage can be tricky. I’ve rounded up 10 tips for taking advantage of this grazing option this spring....More
  • how to pick good employees
    Sep 30, 2013
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    Are You A Cowboy, A Stockman Or A Grass Farmer? 8

    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....More
  • land prices for pasture and farmland
    Jul 8, 2013
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    What’s Land Worth? 10

    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.”...More
  • pasture grazing tips for beef producers
    Jun 20, 2013
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    Proper Grazing Is A Rancher’s Most Rewarding Challenge 1

    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....More
  • grazing management trumps cattle genetics, cattle feed
    May 29, 2013
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    The Ranch Profitability Secret More Powerful Than Genetics 4

    Well-managed grazing is actually a much more powerful tool for ranch profitability than cattle genetics....More
  • grazing management for beef cows
    May 6, 2013
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    Manage Grazing For More Production & Profitability

    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?...More
  • Jul 25, 2012
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    Profit Per Cow, Or Per Acre? 11

    If we focus on profit per acre, there will be a tendency to seek the right-sized cow for our environment and best practices for economic efficiency and profitability....More

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