Ben Beckman - Extension Educator
June 1, 2022
Extension educators share tips on determining water needs for cattle, options for controlling leafy spurge, and a grass hay harvest timeline.
May 24, 2022
The time to harvest cool-season annuals, perennial forages and alfalfa first cutting is quickly approaching. Read these extension tips to get prepared for spring harvest and summer forages.
May 10, 2022
Extension educators advise on grazing strategies for areas affected by wildfire and drought, and review soil sampling techniques for an annual checkup on your pasture soil fertility.
April 25, 2022
Tips on calculating the correct animal units and stocking rates for your operation after changes in your herd occur, and the best time and location for spring turn-out.
April 21, 2022
Extension educators explain why grazing could be your best early spring weed control method, review trigger dates to assess moisture levels and pasture conditions, and more.
April 12, 2022
Extension educators review the best ways to assess alfalfa stands and improve the first cutting, plus options for alternative forage for drought-stressed fields.
April 6, 2022
As you think about selecting alfalfa varieties to plant this year, be sure to consider varieties available with greater resistance to diseases like anthracnose and Phytophthora root rot.
April 5, 2022
Extension educators share tips on successful prescribed burning this spring, mineral supplements to prevent grass tetany and how to boost the first cutting of alfalfa.