Have you started feeding hay yet? Do you wish you could’ve waited longer, or could quit earlier? See how the Kerr Center livestock program tries to keep its hay bill as low as possible – both by feeding less hay, and cutting waste in what we do have to feed.
How Many Days of Hay?
The late David Sparks was known to say, “The advice is to stock for a drought. Most people stock for a monsoon.” Even stocking for a drought, though, can create problems. What do you do with the extra forage?
Through grazing management and limiting the use of de-wormers, we hope we can control parasite loads and decrease parasite resistance.
Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) is awarding scholarships of up to $400 for livestock farmers to attend educational conferences.
USDA will help cover certification and education expenses to agricultural producers who are certified organic or transitioning to organic.
The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) has released the latest version of its free Farmers’ Guide to the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP).