Forage365 brings to bear all of the Noble Research Institute's expertise in genetic research, plant breeding, economics and agriculture with the express purpose of doing what is considered improbable reducing the need to feed hay.
About 35 percent of U.S. lands are classified as rangeland, they provide our society with a variety of goods and services that support our standard of living and quality of life.
We have a tendency to balance winter rations for cows in two phases: non-lactating, in the middle third of pregnancy (dry); and then post-calving, in peak lactation (wet). Using nutritional requirements for the average weight of the cow herd, it's simple to come up with two feeding regimes; one for before calving and one for after calving.
During the course of conducting grazing research at the Noble Research Institute, we routinely receive and "straighten out" stocker cattle.
Estrus synchronization and timed artificial insemination are an economically viable alternative to owning a bull if the producer has multiple bulls.
Profits from grain and livestock enterprises generally impact the rental rates on lands that are used to grow these commodities.
I've always kind of known that grazing management affects roots, but it was made crystal clear to me this past summer when I was introduced to some work published by F.J. Crider in 1955.
Trapping probably is the most effective feral hog control technique available to most land managers.