A Simple Method for Estimating Plant Biomass Used in Grazing Management

Regardless of property size, landowners implementing a proper grazing management plan that directs where, when, how much, and how often livestock graze can optimize economic reward on the property while benefiting wildlife habitat.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension publication.
Authors: Beau Voelkel, Michael Marshall, Alison Lund, Amanda Gobeli and Roel Lopez

Arkansas Farm Bureau Advises Ranchers to “Go Native!”

In the newest issue of the Arkansas Farm Bureau’s magazine, writer Keith Sutton advises cattle producers to make sure native warm-season grasses are part of the mix to avoid the consequences of drought, which cost state ranchers at least $128 million from August 2011 through July 2012. (Story used courtesy of the Arkansas Farm Bureau.)