5 Resources To Jump Start Your Grazing Plan!

These 5 resources are perfect for the new grazer and for the grazer who is looking over their current plan. Would love to hear from readers on what some of the resources you have found most useful are! 1. Free Grazing Charts Source: On Pasture 2. The Truth About Grazing Legumes Source: Foothills Forage 3. How To's: Set-Up Plans, Fence, Water Source: FarmOn 4. Quickly Estimate Pounds of Dry Matter in Pasture Source: On Pasture 5. Drought Management Source: Foothills Forage

Grass guys developing a forage carbon offset protocol

Cedric MacLeod considers carbon sequestration through forages and grasslands and the soils they grow in as a long overdue, up-until-now-grossly-underplayed chit that Canada’s grass and forage producers can finally throw down and claim proper ownership on. “Our members grow forage, many run livestock and most plant annual crops too,” says MacLeod, executive director of the Canadian Forage and Grasslands Association (CFGA). “Mostly, our producers choose to farm the way they do and are providing much more to Canada than simply cow bellies full of forages.” If it seems to you like MacLeod is a tad sparky, you’d be correct. The 40-year-old New Brunswicker has been at the helm of the CFGA for thre

What can go wrong with swath grazing?

Picture Provided I am a big fan of speakers at conferences that tell you about all the stuff that went wrong. I would rather learn from someone else’s mistakes than my own. I already have far too many “learning experience’s” here at Greener Pastures Ranching. Too many of the speakers explain how easy and trouble-free their particular production practice can be. I have found that that is not always the case. I have had a few discussions on social media lately about swath grazing so I think we should “dig” into that this month. Feeding a large herd of cattle with an hour of work every week makes a lot of sense to me, but it is not always as easy and worry free as a lot of people lead you to be

Affordable Portable Shelters

After experiencing the last blast of winter storms, we've been spending some time looking at new ways to create portable shelters for winter grazing. This video has some great tips, tricks and suggestions on affordable shelters! If you have any suggestions of your own we'd love to hear them!

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