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Tuesday 01/29/13

2013 Forage Production Will Take More Attention
To get the most out of pastures that were drought-stressed in 2012, producers may need to consider some management tweaks.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 12:11PM CST 01/29/13 by Russ Quinn | Post a Comment
Comments (3)
great advice... if you had some moisture! We live in the Sandhills and farm and ranch. The real answer is that if we do not receive moisture soon, you won't have to worry about stocking rates and management practices. Pastures and meadows are already overgrazed and we have not had any substanial moisture. My Dad is 70 and has been on this land since he was born and has never seen it this bad.
Posted by WESLEY HITCHCOCK at 8:26AM CST 01/30/13
Yes, if it doesn't start raining again soon none of this will matter. I asked Dr. Anderson this and that was his answer. Hopefully Mother Nature will bless everyone soon. Thanks for the comment and pray for rain, Wesley!
Posted by Russ Quinn at 3:59PM CST 01/31/13
yes it is dry there too. mom and dad moved to this farm in 1960 when I was 5. Go and feed the cows on the pasture just can't tell how it looks.So bad Starting to write down what cows will go after calving ,and then the second bunch to in June if it does doesn't rain.
Posted by TIM NUEHRING at 6:09AM CST 02/06/13
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