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Our readers love to show off their places in the country. Here are a few of the many entries in our 2013 Beautiful Places photo contest, sponsored by Exmark Mowers.
Brent is teeing up for golf in the pasture and supporting charities
Brent Maher of Franklin, Tennessee had 20-acres of land that he wasn't doing much with. One day as he was mowing, he thought, why not mow out a golf course? Brent didn't play golf, but his...
Good rangeland and pasture management may include burning it off from time-to-time
Prescribed burning of a pasture or rangeland is an important tool for brush and weed control. It also allows the re-growth of nutrient-rich grasses for grazing, and kills ticks and parasites that are...
Rain was heading our way, so Bob and I spent Sunday afternoon seeding the pond dam and new fenceline. This was the area we cleared out last fall after a drought dried up the marshy area behind the...
A rotational grazing structure saves time, money, and your pastures
Radio interview source: Steve Higgins, Director of Animal Compliance, University of Kentucky Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Some cattle producers have to sacrifice a pasture...
To make the most of your pastures, check out this program
Radio interview source: Kimberli Stine, National Coordinator, Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below In the early 1990s, farmers, ranchers, and...
Adequate insulation around the tank helps keep water open
Radio interview source: Greg Lardy, Department Head of Animal Sciences, North Dakota State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below It's important that animals...
Some weeds are as tough as iron to get rid of
Radio interview source: Scott Hagood, Extension Weed Specialist, Virginia Tech University Listen here to the radio story mp3 or read below Staying ahead of weeds in the pasture can be a...
Graze as long as you can to save in feed costs
Interview source: Garry Lacefield, Extension Forage Specialist, University of Kentucky ...
Converting a wooded area into pasture requires a lot of planning. Which trees to take out, where to plant grasses, and how to control erosion are all considerations.
Radio interview source: Willie Woode, Senior Conservation Specialist, Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below...