Extending the grazing season past the warm weather months isn’t just a great way to save on fuel and time, it also can significantly reduce feeding costs. Bale and swath grazing or grazing stock-piled fields isn’t as difficult as it first appears, though some planning is required. RealAgriculture.com asked Dr. Vern Baron, with AAFC, and Drs. Kim Ominski and Don Flaten, with the University of Manitoba, for their best tips on successfully extending the grazing season.
In this episode of the Beef Research School, learn about which types of cattle may have trouble catching on, fencing needs, species selection, the four most important things to consider when choosing fields to winter graze and a list of the many benefits to extending the grazing season.
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