|Grazing Public Lands 101||Pasture Project|
This four-part series is from a two-day virtual convening hosted by the Pasture Project and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) on grazing public lands.
|2022||beef-cattle ecosystem-services farm-conservation-practices habitat-and-wildlife-management invasive-species-management livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems|
|Pastures for Profit: A guide to rotational grazing||Dan Undersander, Beth Albert, Dennis Cosgrove, Dennis Johnson, and Paul Peterson|
This 43 page guide introduces the Who, What, and Why’s of rotational grazing. It covers plant growth, animal needs and grazing, setting up a rotational …
|2002||farm-conservation-practices health-and-disease livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems nutrition soil-and-crop-health-and-management soil-health|
|Soil Builder Videos: Grass Based Meat Marketing||Land Stewardship Project|
Grass Based Meat Marketing is a series of three short Soil Builder Videos featuring three farms experiences with beef and goat direct marketing. Building Relationships …
|2021||beef-cattle cover-cropping farm-conservation-practices goats-dairy-meat livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems marketing-and-communications no-till-and-conservation-tillage organizational-development-and-partnerships soil-and-crop-health-and-management soil-health|
|Dirt Rich||Sustainable Farming Association (SFA)|
From planting garlic to pastured turkeys, SFA’s Dirt Rich podcast brings warm conversations with farmers and land professionals about research, on farm experiences, and food. …
|2020||crop-rotation-diversification-and-intercropping farm-conservation-practices livestock_management soil-and-crop-health-and-management soil-health|
|AgriVoltaics: Solar Energy on Dairy Farms||Sustainable Farming Association (SFA), Brad Heins, Kirsten Sharpe, Eric Buchanan, Mike Reese|
Brad Heins, researcher with the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center, discusses the potential to offset fossil fuel dependence via ground mounted …
|2022||beef-cattle climate-change-adaptation dairy-cattle ecosystem-services livestock_management|
|Organic Fact Sheets||Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service (MOSES)|
MOSES developed 48 easy-to-follow explanations about various topics related to organic farming that are categorized into five sections: Field Crops & Market Farming, Business & …
|crop-rotation-diversification-and-intercropping economic-community-development farm-and-food-business-cooperative-development farm-business-planning-and-finance farm-conservation-practices health-and-disease livestock_management minority-and-women-farmer-rancher-support organizational-development-and-partnerships policy-and-regulation soil-and-crop-health-and-management soil-health|
|Managing Food Safety Liability Risks when Integrating Livestock with Specialty Crops||Savanna Institute & Farm Commons|
The Savanna Institute partnered with Farm Commons, Wisconsin DATCAP, and Midwestern farmers to develop the Managing Food Safety Liability Risks when Integrating Livestock with Specialty …
|2021||agroforestry food-safety-and-inspection livestock_management specialty-crops farm-conservation-practices policy-and-regulation soil-and-crop-health-and-management|
|REGAIN Office Hours: Audubon Conservation Ranching||National Audubon Society|
Marshall Johnson shares Audubon’s pioneering work on the market-based Conservation Ranching Program which brings farmers, ranchers, retailers and consumers together with grasslands, herds and birds into win-win alignment.
|2021||beef-cattle ecosystem-services farm-conservation-practices habitat-and-wildlife-management livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems value-added-products value-chain-logistics-and-infrastructure|
|REGAIN Office Hours: COVID Protocols for Summer Events||Practical Farmers of Iowa|
Meghan Filbert of Practical Farmers of Iowa shares their approach to the 2021 event season
|2021||beef-cattle covid-19-response crop-rotation-diversification-and-intercropping dairy-cattle farm-business-planning-and-finance farm-conservation-practices farm-enterprise-planning livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems no-till-and-conservation-tillage|
|REGAIN Office Hours: Oh The Places Carbon Can Go!||REGAIN|
Dr. Jasmine Dillon and Dr. Megan Machmuller get in the weeds of soil carbon science and the potential for regenerative grazing to sequester carbon.
|2021||climate-change-adaptation cover-cropping ecosystem-services farm-business-planning-and-finance farm-conservation-practices livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems nutrient-application-best-management-practices soil-and-crop-health-and-management soil-health|
|Pasture Management Online Course||WI School for Beginning Dairy & Livestock Farmers|
The pasture management course is a training program in basic cool-season pasture management and guides the creation of a personalized pasture management plan.
|2019||beef-cattle dairy-cattle ecosystem-services farm-conservation-practices goats-dairy-meat livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems natural-disaster-mitigation sheep-dairy-fiber-meat soil-and-crop-health-and-management soil-health water-quality-improvement-and-management|
|Wisconsin Grazing Resource Library||UW-Madison Extension|
This resource library consists of grazing resources curated by UW Madison Division of Extension.
|2020||beef-cattle cover-cropping dairy-cattle ecosystem-services farm-conservation-practices livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems water-quality-improvement-and-management|
|Grass-Fed Beef Calculator||Pasture Project|
This calculator is appropriate for cow-calf, stocker, finishing, or direct market enterprises and includes five year cash flow projections and a value calculator for purchase and sales decisions. It is designed for beef but can be modified to be appropriate for any pasture-based animal production.
|2016||beef-cattle farm-business-planning-and-finance farm-enterprise-planning livestock_management|
|Grazing Cover Crop Video Tutorials||Pasture Project|
This video tutorial series on grazing cover crops features a set of 14 videos with expert tips and advice from farmers and adaptive grazing expert, Dr. Allen Williams. The videos cover everything from the benefits of cover crops to fencing and watering systems to animal nutrition when grazing cover crops.
|2018||beef-cattle climate-change-adaptation cover-cropping farm-conservation-practices livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems soil-and-crop-health-and-management soil-health water-quality-improvement-and-management ecosystem-services|
|Fencing Video Tutorials||Pasture Project|
In this Fencing 101 video series, fencing expert Kent Solberg, with help from organic dairy farmer Kevin Jahnke, describes the principles and pitfalls of energized fencing in a series of 13 practical how-to videos.
|2018||beef-cattle dairy-cattle farm-conservation-practices livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems|
|Adaptive Grazing Video Tutorials||Pasture Project|
This video tutorial series includes a set of 35 tutorials from adaptive grazing expert Dr. Allen Williams on topics such as assessing the degree of finish of cattle, determining optimal stock density, and what to do about endophyte-infected fescue
|2019||beef-cattle dairy-cattle farm-conservation-practices livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems soil-and-crop-health-and-management soil-health|
|Technical Bulletin: Benefits of Planting and Grazing Diverse Cover Crops||Pasture Project|
Integrating cattle grazing on winter cover crops can provide significant soil health and on-farm economic benefits. This project studied three years of cover crop and livestock integration on 8 cooperating farms in Minnesota and Iowa.
|2018||beef-cattle cover-cropping dairy-cattle farm-conservation-practices livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems|
|Selecting for Grass-Based Genetics||Pasture Project|
Dr. Allen Williams, one of the foremost experts on grass-fed genetics, developed this comprehensive guide to selecting cattle genetics for a grass-fed program.
|2016||beef-cattle genetics-and-reproduction livestock_management|
|Grazing Cover Crops How-To Guide||Pasture Project|
Read Pasture Project’s how-to guide on grazing cover crops, focused on helping farmers get started with the practice to leverage soil health and economic benefits through winter livestock grazing.
|2018||beef-cattle cover-cropping farm-conservation-practices livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems nutrition soil-and-crop-health-and-management soil-health|
|Illinois Grazing White Paper||Pasture Project|
This paper explores the current state of cattle grazing for beef and, to a lesser extent, dairy production in Illinois resulting in grass-fed and grass-finished products that serve markets in and beyond the state.
|2019||beef-cattle economic-community-development farm-conservation-practices livestock_management managed-livestock-grazing-systems rural-urban-value-supply-chains value-chain-logistics-and-infrastructure|