Sessions Tagged With 'grazing'

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Potentially Toxic Forage Crops for Cattle

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 2:30 pm EDT

Growing cover crops offers potential benefits, including improved soil health, but some crops can pose a danger to foraging livestock. Those contemplating this decision should know that some plants that work well as cover crops may not be suitable for forage or grazing. ...

Evaluating Sprouted Grains on Grazing Dairy Farms Webinar by eOrganic

Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a webinar focused on research that is evaluating fodder systems on grazing dairy farms. The webinar will take place on April 7, 2016 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, 1 p.m. Central, 12 p.m. Mountain and 11 a.m. Pacific Time. The webinar is free and open to...

Grazing Systems and Forage Quality of Grasses for Organic Dairy Production Webinar by eOrganic

Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar about grass forage species in grazing systems on certified organic dairy farms. The webinar will take place on February 11, 2016 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time,1 p.m. Central, 12 p.m. Mountain and 11 a.m. Pacific Time. The webinar is free and open to...

Monitoring Approaches for Targeted Grazing Projects

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

Presented by Dr. Marc HorneyDr. Marc Horney is an Assistant Professor of Rangeland Resource Management at the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. The focus of this presentation is on monitoring and documentation of the effects of grazing management...

Choosing and Developing the Animal for the Job

Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm EDT

Presented by Dr. Rachel FrostDr. Rachel Frost is a rangeland scientist who is currently coordinator of the Missouri River Conservation Districts Council. Rachel’s research and outreach has focused on using targeted grazing to manage invasive plants. Yes, this presentation will...

Diet Selection Basics

Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

Presented by Dr. Karen Launchbaugh Targeted Grazing Workshops Completed in Spring 2015: Why Targeted Grazing? by Dr. John Walker, Texas A & M University Plant Ecology & Response to Grazing by Dr. John Hendrickson, ARS Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory Diet...

Plant Ecology & Response to Grazing

Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

Presented by Dr. John HendricksonDr. John Hendrickson is a rangeland scientist at the Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory of the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Mandan, North Dakota. Dr. Hendrickson earned his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University with research that...

Why Targeted Grazing?

Friday, March 13, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

Presented by Dr. John WalkerDr. John Walker will describe the array of landscape goals that can be addressed with targeted grazing. Go ahead, put it on your schedule and treat yourself to a short intellectual vacation. For extra enjoyment, ask a friend or colleague to join...

Behavior Based Grazing Management: A Plant-Herbivore Interaction Webinar by eOrganic

Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar on behavior based grazing management with Dr. Darrell Emmick on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 2 PM Eastern Time (1 PM Central, 12 PM Mountain, 11 AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and open to the public and advance registration is required....

Livestock Grazing Effects On Fuels Loads For Wildland Fire In Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystems

Monday, April 29, 2013 at 10:00 am EDT

Karen Launchbaugh and Eva Strand, Professors of Rangeland Ecology and Management at the University of Idaho, discuss ways that contemporary livestock grazing practices affect the extent and severity of fires in sagebrush, including cumulative effects that occur on decadal...