Good grazing management starts at the beginning and end of the growing season

By Shaan Bliss

Special to The SUN

Spring has sprung and it seems like we are all getting the buzz to be outside. If you are fortunate to be a landowner with a few acres to manage for horses or livestock, this article may be of interest to you.

One of the key principles for good grazing management is to actively take control of how your property is used. We’ve all probably seen that pasture without a lick of vegetation except a few clumps of shrubs. Livestock have been given free reign on that piece of ground for an extended period of time. At that point, the landowner is forced to provide feed that the surrounding pasture can no longer provide.

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