Many commonly-held perceptions about small-scale agriculture are examined against reality.
Trampling damage to winter pasture forage can severely impact a stocker operation.
Recent legislation in Oklahoma has removed feral hogs from the list of domestic animals and has clarified rules for hunting them.
Successful farm planning begins with written goals including benchmarks for monitoring progress.
Using grazing records to record grazing days per acre (GDA) and using GDA to determine other factors, such as cost per GDA, estimated yields, and paddock comparisons can be a useful management tool.
Advantages of a controlled calving season include more uniform nutrition for the cow herd and less need for supplementation.
Continued stewardship of the soil is necessary for pecans to stay productive, and annual management decisions could affect the future of your trees greatly.
Applying nitrogen to bermudagrass can improve forage quality and productivity. Land managers must decide if the expense is worth the potential reward.