May 29

ROTATIONAL GRAZING - PADDOCK LAYOUT AND CONSTRUCTION

Posted on May 29, 2020 at 12:27 PM by Allan Warren

Rotational Grazing PicExcerpts From: Pasture Management Guide for Livestock Producers, Iowa State University Extension

Once the decision has been made to develop a rotational grazing system, you are committed to maintaining a 3” stubble height minimum at all times, and the preliminary calculations are made, you should have some idea of the basic plan- how many paddocks or pastures will be needed and their approximate size. The challenge now is how to best fit the basic plan to the conditions of the specific site. There are few hard rules for paddock layout, but there are some good guidelines. The most important consideration in layout and design is

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May 29

Virtual Farm Workshop and New Cover Crop Cost Share Program

Posted on May 29, 2020 at 12:17 PM by Allan Warren

Pasture Management Farm Tour
Monday, June 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm, Roy


We had hoped to host this as an in-person farm tour, but the timeline of the phased reopening looks like it be possible. Please register here and we'll send you the link to join the tour via video conference.

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May 13

Rotational Grazing- Paddock Layout and Construction

Posted on May 13, 2020 at 10:31 AM by Allan Warren

Rotational Grazing Pic

Excerpts From: Pasture Management Guide for Livestock Producers, Iowa State University Extension

Once the decision has been made to develop a rotational grazing system, you are committed to maintaining a 3” stubble height minimum at all times, and the preliminary calculations are made, you should have some idea of the basic plan- how many paddocks or pastures will be needed and their approximate size.  The challenge now is how to

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