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Free Grazing 101 E-Book

The National Grazing Lands Coalition has teamed up with On Pasture and Yvette Gibson to make this Grazing 101 e-book available free.

Managing Excess Forage

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?

Livestock Workshop Recap – June 2018

Fifteen participants absorbed a concentrated dose of education on sustainable livestock management at the Kerr Center’s grazing workshop on June 9, 2018.  The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma sponsored the workshop.…

Placing Temporary Fences

In last month’s livestock article, we talked about how to estimate the amount of available forage in a pasture. Once we have that estimate, we still need to know where…

Estimating Forage Availability

Almost every Kerr Center livestock workshop teaches the basics of estimating available forage and figuring where to place temporary fences to match the number of livestock with the amount of…

Livestock Workshop Recap

The livestock workshop at the Kerr Ranch on June 4, 2016, was a highly educational and informative event. For those unable to attend – or for those who did but…

Spring Grazing Management: Off the Fescue

Many pastures on the Kerr Ranch are currently knee-deep in fescue, with seedheads nodding at waist height and thick stands of clover coming into white blossom beneath. The only thing…