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.

Alfalfa Weevil Populations Exploding

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Alfalfa Weevil

2021 Spring Fencing Schools

Helping producers maintain boundaries

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2021 Fencing Schools

Grain Drill Calibration

Simplified procedure to calibrate your grain drill.

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Grain Drill Calibration

Forage Related Disorders in Cattle

Potential causes and management of Forage related disorders in cattle

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Forage Related Disorders in Cattle

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.

Soil Testing

Soil Testing. How do I do this?

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Soil Testing

Grazing Plan

Failing to plan is planning to fail - Alan Lakein

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Getting a grazing plan together.

2021 Kentucky Grazing Calendar

Get your copy from your local county extension office or download here.

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2021 Kentucky Grazing Calendar

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

April Timely Tip

Flash graze pastures newly seeded with clovers to manage competition.

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seed with clover

Spring Has Arrived

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fertalizer buggy

Time Lapse

We have just posted nine short time-lapse videos illustrating a number of forage management practices including importance of seeding depth, impact of winter pasture management, rotational stocking, and relative seedling vigor of different forage species. I would like to thank Gabriel Roberts, a member of our forage extension group, for all of his hard work in capturing these time-lapse videos!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

2021 Spring Kentucky Fencing Schools