Grazing cattle with cover crops

Grazing cattle with cover crops

Spike Jordan

Scottsbluff Star Herald

On a Friday morning, the Petersons of Plum Thicket Farms south of Gordon were moving weaned calves from one field of cover crops to the next. Patrick Peterson, and his parents, Rex and Nancy, are one of eight private landowners across the state who’ve agreed to team up with the Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition and the University of Nebraska Extension to embark on a three year study sponsored by the Nebraska Environmental Trust, examining the impacts and efficacy of grazing cover crops on row crop acres.

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