Forage and Grazing Opportunities. Craig Saxe UW – Extension, Juneau Co. What Grazing Management and Golf have in common. It’s something you do outdoors Doing it well is more difficult then it looks Many people “talk” a much better game than they play
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Forage and Grazing Opportunities
UW – Extension, Juneau Co.
Sunlight + Rain + Green Plants = Plant Growth
Plant Growth + Grazing Animals = $$$
This usually means:
Involves a higher level of management
Best time to graze
DM / acre
0 5 10 15 20 25
Period of fast plant growth (days)
0 10 20 30 40 50
Period of slow plant growth (days)
a A mixture of grass and legumes
b Woody material
* U of Minn.