Maximizing Conservation Plantings with Grazing Management

Dan Cattle, Livestock, USDA-NRCS

While conservation plantings protect various resource concerns, the success of these plantings is dependent on making the right management decisions. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Plant Materials Program wants landowners to know they provide technical assistance on forage management to assist with proper grazing recommendations while addressing other conservation concerns. The James E. “Bud” Smith Plant Materials Center, Knox City, Texas recently …


Alabama Grazing Academy Set for April 17

Dan Alabama, Cattle

It was announced this week that the Alabama Grazing Academy is set for April 17 at the Chilton Research and Extension Center in Clanton. The one-day workshop, hosted by the Alabama Extension animal science and forage team, begins at 8 a.m. and will wrap up about 5:45 p.m. In a release, Alabama Extension forage specialist, Dr. Leanne Dillard, said “Producers will learn about how …