For land being put back into pasture or other grazed fields, this is the time to consider how to use fencing and water systems to achieve more productive grazing. Before you invest in materials and put on the gloves, consider your options for grazing a site and select a system appropriate to your needs.
Current market conditions for wheat along with the price and short availability of hay is setting up a scenario where the winter wheat crop may have more value for grazing or as a hay crop this spring than harvesting it for grain.
Following spring blizzards and flooding in many areas of Nebraska, fencing repairs and new fences are a priority for many livestock producers. This looks at considerations when you assess fence damage, the fence law, and available assistance.
Five video presentations are now available to address seed selection and production of annual forages that might be used to replace hay and pasture lost to the flood. Topics include successful forage production, nutrient value of the feed, and related government program.
This week’s edition of Market Journal devotes a good portion of the broadcast to the devastating floods throughout the state, including tips for private well owners, why it happened, and how it may affect grain markets.