Structuring Grazing Leases

By : Pete Bauman, SDSU Extension Range Field Specialist, Courtesy of Note: Information for this publication was derived from range management professionals and several private livestock operations utilizing alternative fee structures and lease language to meet overall ranch resource management goals in South Dakota. While examples of financial calculations and potential lease terms are provided…

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Water Consumption, Top Water Management Considerations for Summer, Fly Control, Hay Management

Source : Kansas State University Beef Cattle Institute Cool refreshing water in the summer is not only good for humans but is also critical to cattle health. Depending on the humidity, temperature and lactation status, cows require between 6 and 18 gallons of water/day. Listen in to hear the veterinarians discuss water requirements and how…

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Good Planning extends the grazing season and Protects the Resources

By : John Kellis, ODA Grazing Management Specialist Most southern Ohio pastures are located squarely in the “Tall fescue belt”. As these grasses go dormant in the fall, they become a very palatable to cattle and can be intensively grazed. Often-times producers will strip graze these grasses beginning in December, moving portable fence back 50…

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Sharpen Your Leadership Skills with this Complimentary Offer from PeopleFirst

· PeopleFirst™ is presenting a series of webinars to help viewers improve and expand leadership skills · For a limited time, PeopleFirst is offering complimentary webinars available on Zoetis Learning Solutions. · The first webinar begins June 24 and run through July 2. · Zoetis has a new selection of webinars that allow veterinarians and…

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Purdue offers online workshops for agribusiness professionals

Source : Scott Downey WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will offer multiple online professional development courses and programs for food and agribusiness professionals through October 2020. This summer, the center for the first time is offering live, two-hour online micro-courses focused on topics relevant to the current agribusiness environment. Participants…

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