Pasture fencing

Fencing Guidance for Flooded Land May 15, 2019

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.

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Examining the Capacity of Nebraska Rangelands for Cattle Production May 1, 2019

University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers evaluate the forage production of Nebraska’s perennial grazing land systems and the potential to increase cow/calf production in Nebraska.

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Given market prices, grazing winter wheat rather than harvesting for grain may be more profitable for some growers this year.
Grazing winter wheat rather than harvesting for grain may be more profitable for some growers this year.

Evaluating Winter Wheat for Use as Forage or Grain April 29, 2019

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.

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USDA Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) funds may be available for fixing fences damaged by spring storms, as seen here.

Rebuilding Fences After Flood/Blizzard Damage April 23, 2019

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.

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Nebraska Crop Residue Exchange now lists pastures

Crop Residue Exchange Now Available For Listing Pasture Rentals April 15, 2019

Nebraska's Crop Residue Exchange can now list pastures available for rent. If you are in need of grazing resources, check out this website to identify opportunities.

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Screen show of the video, Growing Annual Forages, one of five available from the April 9, 2019 post-flood meeting.

Growing Annual Forages to Replace Flood Losses April 12, 2019

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.

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Market Journal's Troy Moling interviews Bruce Dvorak

Market Journal Focuses on Flood Impacts and Next Steps March 22, 2019

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.

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Market Impacts of a Meat Tax March 20, 2019

In this week's Cornhusker Economics, two authors from the Department of Agricultural Economics address implications of a meat tax on livestock production and grain production.

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