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13 September 2022
Why ranchers are adopting practices to protect grasslands with WWF
Casey and Lacey Coulter operate Coulter Family Ranch in central Montana, while raising their children Garrett, Poppy, and Daisy on the place their family homesteaded in 1914....
12 July 2022
Oklahoma State University receives $1.4 mln for virtual fence research
The collars allow control over how and where cattle graze...
27 June 2022
Risk assessment recommended for UK cattle as tick numbers due to peak
Tick (Ixodes ricinus) activity is expected to peak in some areas of Great Britain in the next few weeks. ...
13 June 2022
Understanding the P level of your pasture could save you money
Study shows high phosphorus levels in soil reduce need of supplementation in heifer grazing...
12 May 2022
RangeView™ Pledge from Bayer Range & Pasture promises 5 years of control of invasive brush
Pasture and rangeland managers have long been fighting a frustrating battle against damaging, invasive brush. ...
13 April 2022
Plan herd micronutrition to avoid deficiencies at turnout
Dairy and beef farmers are being advised to check the trace element and vitamin status of both cows and youngstock ahead of spring turnout and consider supplementation options to minimise the risk of deficiencies which can impact on health, growth and...
05 April 2022
FAI strengthens US team to deliver impact for food clients
FAI Farms, an international advisory company providing strategic advice and digital solutions focused on building more resilient food systems, has appointed Jonathan Sherrill to lead its business development efforts in the US. ...
21 March 2022
Four soil nutrient and herbicide considerations for 2022
A “black swan” is an unpredictable event with potentially catastrophic consequences, which may be a fair description of 2022. ...
10 November 2021
Using US CRP forages in beef cattle diets requires attention to detail
Some areas in the US have been released for emergency haying and grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres. ...
05 November 2021
Moderate to high risk of liver fluke infection in cattle this autumn, winter
Farmers in Northern Ireland (NI) should prepare for a medium to high risk of liver fluke infection in sheep and cattle this autumn 2021 and winter 2022....
AFBI Research: understanding how to manage the UK hills and uplands
Recent research at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), Hillsborough has highlighted the need for a future priority research programme to understand how farmers can effectively manage the hills and uplands, writes Dr Denise Lowe, Livestock...
04 November 2021
Russia to set 6-month quotas for exports of nitrogen fertilizers
Russia will limit exports of nitrogen fertilisers and complex nitrogen-containing fertilisers for six months to try to curb any further increase in food prices amid higher gas prices, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Wednesday....
01 November 2021
Grant beefs up grazing initiative that benefits farmers and environment
Rolling green pastures dotted with grazing cows are a common sight in Virginia. However, there’s more strategy behind those grazing cows than most people know, such as the impact on the land, water quality, and farm profitability....
20 October 2021
US farm assistance hopes to reach historically underserved communities
The USDA is investing $4.7 million in 56 different organizations as it shores up its outreach and technical assistance to farmers and ranchers who have been historically underserved. ...
18 October 2021
US redoubles efforts to monitor carbon levels in soil with $10 million investment
The USDA has launched the first phase of soil carbon monitoring efforts through an initiative with the Conservation Reserve Program....
15 October 2021
"We can’t afford to get this wrong," Aussie farmers say about climate goals
The bright and prosperous future of farmers and regional Australians depends on the Government getting its climate change commitments right, says Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF). ...
12 October 2021
It's the perfect time to address soil compaction in grassland
Autumn is the time to address soil compaction, according to independent soil scientist, Chris Duller, who urges producers to repair any damage to grassland incurred through the previous grazing season....
08 October 2021
Why grazing and grass make economic sense
The case for making milk and meat from grass could scarcely be stronger, according to dairy consultant, Tony Evans, from Andersons Farm Business Consultancy....
US invests over $146 million in sustainable ag research
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced an investment of more than $146 million in sustainable agriculture research projects that will make the American farm and food system more resilient to climate challenges....
How livestock might be the secret to restoring our soil
Allan Savory tells a story about the time a bull rhino wandered into his camp while he (Allan, not the rhino) was taking a bath....
04 October 2021
Regenerative agriculture Is transforming Heifer Ranch into the Garden of Eden
Whenever she can, Donna Kilpatrick rises before the sun and makes her way to the low-lying cattle pastures along the Fourche La Fave River at Heifer Ranch. It has become one of her favorite ways to start a day....
FACA welcomes new USDA Climate-Smart Agriculture initiative
The Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance (FACA) is encouraged by USDA’s announcement inviting proposals to advance voluntary climate-smart farming and forestry practices....
17 September 2021
DairyNZ: winter grazing rules must be practical on-farm
Proposed changes to winter grazing regulations released by Government today appear to be a sensible step forward, but DairyNZ will review the fine print to help deliver rules that work on-farm....
12 September 2021
New AgriWebb Academy wants farmers achieve more with its digital platform
AgriWebb Academy hopes to facilitate the switch to digital farm management with new platform....
10 September 2021
Carbon sequestration a positive aspect of beef cattle grazing grasslands
Beef cattle grazing on grass pastures might not be the first thing people think of when discussing the subject of combatting greenhouse gas emissions, but it is an agricultural practice providing significant dividends to the effort....
07 September 2021
Grazing large herbivores can help reduce wildfire risks
Grazing large herbivores can be an effective way to prevent and mitigate wildfires, especially in areas facing land abandonment. ...
06 September 2021
On-going drought could spell financial doom for North American ranchers
An in-depth report from Rod Nickel and Tom Polansek from Reuters illustrates the climate troubles facing American and Canadian cattle ranchers....
Fall armyworm marching from US South to Midwest, damaging pastures, soybeans, lawns
The fall armyworm outbreak of 2021 is going to be one to remember. It's not just hitting the south this year, but fall armyworms are marching north into the Midwestern states like Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Iowa....
 
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