Adding distillers grain to grazing cattle can add pounds of gain to calves

tixung11.png

Distillers grain by-product can benefit grazing stocker cattle by adding additional pounds of gain while they are grazing, according to Lyle Lomas, of Kansas State University Southeast Agricultural Research Center in Parsons, Kan. Lomas spoke about the utilization of by-products on pasture during the Nebraska Grazing Conference in Kearney. With corn prices climbing, grazing forage…


Aussie growers give up parched canola for grazing

images.jpg

The dearth of rain in eastern Australia, which is already trimming wheat hopes, has begun to dry up expectations of a record canola harvest too, with some crops so poor farmers are giving them up for grazing. The Australian Oilseeds Federation followed up a series of upgrades to its estimate for the 2011-12 Australia harvest…


Montana: Livestock grazing rates could be on the way up

tixung4.png

The Montana Land Board will consider increasing fees charged ranchers who graze cattle on state land – maybe even doubling them. A study commissioned by the board found the state is charging far less for grazing fees than private landowners. The board is charged with managing state land and raising money for the school trust.…


Grazing and farming land taken over to offset carbon

images3.jpg

FARMERS fear a new rush of environmental plantings for biodiversity and carbon offsets will accelerate the loss of land for food production. In an emerging trend, carbon traders are starting to buy farms to generate carbon credits for sale under voluntary schemes or – assuming legislation clears the Senate – the federal government’s Carbon Farming…


Judge allows some grazing in Jarbidge area

tixung3.png

A federal judge has partially lifted an injunction that had blocked cattle grazing on 17 allotments on Bureau of Land Management property in Idaho. Ranchers will be able to turn cattle out in the Jarbidge Resource Area as long as they follow conditions spelled out in the order: * Grazing will be governed by plans…


Grazing Management Effects On Stream Pollutants

110721121556.jpg

Surface water quality is important for the proper function of aquatic ecosystems, as well as human needs and recreation. Pasturelands have been found to be major sources of sediment, phosphorus and pathogens in Midwest surface water resources. While poor grazing management may lead to contaminated surface water, little is known about the specific amount of…


Page 1 of 11