Farming and climate change

UVM Extension has a program on Farming and Climate Change that explores ways to adapt to wetter springs, longer droughts, and a longer growing season, all changes that the northeastern US is facing.

Some of the many resources they’re preparing include a video series. This entry, on Upinngil Farm …

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Rotational Grazing for Horse Farms

Penn State Extension writes:

Rotational grazing can provide more feed for your horses than continuous grazing- but only if you know how to do it right.

Most farm managers have heard the term ‘rotational grazing’ and have a vague idea of what it means. When used correctly, rotational grazing is …

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Pasture Plants, Second Edition

Researchers at the USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit have released a second edition of their pasture plant guide, containing almost 300 plant species found in surveys of pastures in the northeastern US. Each plant has basic information, a map of survey distribution and abundance, and black …

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Forage testing and feeding beef cattle

Dr. Ed Rayburn, WVU, gave a presentation on “Forage Testing and Feeding Beef Cattle” at the Southeast AgriSeeds Winter Meetings 2018 in South Carolina. The presentation is aimed at a North and South Carolina audience, but the information provided is of interest to most beef farmers as tall fescue is …

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