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Rethink Grazing
Mon Nov 18, 2013 11:14 AM CST

If you see a group of steers in a field of green corn, you can generally bet it is either an accident or a salvage operation for a drought-stunted crop. But not at Josh Gunn's operation. Grazing green corn is just one way he makes use of a high-quality summer annual.

"We started grazing corn in 2004," says the Springfield, Tenn., cattleman. "It really helped fill a niche for us in the summer, and since then, we find it allows us to extend our spring grass gains."

Gunn and his family don't make ...

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