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Mon May 6, 2013 10:45 AM CDT

No matter what day of the year it happens to be in southern Illinois, Cliff Schuette can always look out his door and see his Simmental-Angus cow herd grazing. It's by design.

The Breese, Ill., producer created a system of forages that can grow or be stockpiled to feed his fall-calving herd 365 days a year. "The system takes a lot of management and a willingness to think six to 10 months ahead. This is not an April-to-November process," he says. "We work on Mother Nature's schedule, but it pays off."

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