Master Grazer is an outreach program providing producer workshops with the most up-to-date research on environmentally sustainable and economically feasible grazing management.  Our fencing and grazing schools offer hands-on learning experiences through field days, pasture walks, workshops, conferences, and farm visits.

Introduction to Forages

2018 Master Grazer intern Haley Zynda offers her expertise on forages.

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Introduction to Forages

Using Summer Annuals

Animal performance of weaned calves on summer annuals.

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Using Summer Annuals

Grain Drill Calibration

Simplified procedure to calibrate your grain drill.

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Grain Drill Calibration

Thin Grass Stands

Potential causes and management strategies for thin stands.

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potential causes and management strategies for thin stands.

Tire Tanks

Tire tanks for watering livestock.

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photo by Abbie Cane

Hay Testing

Figuring Out What You Have and What to Do with It!!!

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Harvest excess pasture as hay or haylage.

Drought

Drought proofing your grazing system.

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Cattle picture

Grazing Plan

Failing to plan is planning to fail - Alan Lakein

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Getting a grazing plan together.

Low Lignin Alfalfa

A review on new “Reduced Lignin” alfalfa varieties.

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Low Lignin Alfalfa

Repairing Pugged Pastures

Strategies for restoration.

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Beef cattle grazed the pastures of Dave Burge's farm outside Lawrenceburg, Ky.  Photo by Matt Barton

When to start feeding hay?

Meeting the winter nutritional needs.

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Cattle hay feeding

KY Fencing School 2019

Kentucky Fencing Schools-2019

2019 Kentucky Grazing Calendar


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Grain Drill Calibration

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Drill Calibration Decal (PDF file)

For a handy reference guide to summarize this video, see our drill calibration decal!