William Sexten, a state beef specialist with MU Extension, received a NCR-SARE Research and Education grant to develop a grazing-wedge program at the University of Missouri. Read more about the grazing wedge program and Sexten's work below.
Source: Missouri Farmer Today, Benjamin Herrold
A light rain fell on the rolling hills of Denny Pogue’s pastures on his Phelps County farm. Pogue eased his pickup out across the pasture, checking his first-calf heifers.
It was a gray November day. Pogue, who has a herd of about 85 cows, noted the grass was greener than normal for this time of year,...Read More
Do you raise grass steers? A SARE-supported project conducted at the The Dickinson Research Extension Center in North Dakota found that properly managed forage supplies have the potential to increase rib-eye area in long yearling steers by 25 percent.
Source: Cattle Network, by Chris Ringwall
Properly managed forage supplies have the potential to increase rib-eye area in long yearling steers by 25 percent. Occasionally, data comes across the desk that causes one to sit back and say: Wow, could you repeat that? Yes, properly managed forage supplies have the potential to increase...Read More
The Indiana SARE Program and Purdue Extension are sponsoring a Cattle Handling Practices and Facilities Seminar on January 19, 2013 which will feature livestock industry consultant, Temple Grandin.
Source: Purdue Agriculture News, by Jennifer Stewart
A Purdue Extension beef management seminar will give cattle producers the chance to learn about animal handling facilities and on-farm management practices from some of the nation's top experts, including author and livestock industry consultant Temple Grandin.
The Cattle Handling Practices and Facilities seminar will be Jan....Read More
This news feature highlights SARE grantee Songul Senturklu and the NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center, and their SARE research on integrating beef cattle and a diverse cropping system.
Source: Farm and Ranch Guide
Eight thousand miles away from home, Dr. Songul Senturklu finds common ground with beef cattle research. She is the central figure in an academic research exchange program between the Republic of Turkey, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University and the NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center.
Senturklu’s knowledge and experience will be...Read More
Nationally known grazing expert and author Greg Judy will lead two days of workshops on how farmers and landowners can produce profits from pastured livestock Sept. 9-10 at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria, MN. The charge for both days is $80, which includes meals. Attending one day of the workshops costs $50, which also covers meals (a limited number of scholarships are available). Pre-registration is required; to register and for more information, call the Land Stewardship Project’s Julia Ahlers Ness at 320-269-2105, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to download the...Read More