Finer Points Of Summer Grazing Discussed

Beef Magazine

Beef producers´ recent, challenging financial climate has many taking a closer look at the way they operate. One thing producers could consider rethinking is their summer grazing system, a Kansas State University (KSU) researcher says.

“No matter what system is used, the stocking rate is key,” says Bob Gillen, head of KSU´s Western Agricultural Research Centers. “When considering the number of cow-calf pairs a producer can put on summer pasture, it´s important to consider the fewest acres a grazing animal needs to meet performance targets.

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