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GRAZING ALFALFA

August 3, 2015 MFGC Uncategorized

GRAZING ALFALFA  AUTHOR: Jim Freeman I recently attended a conference for dairy graziers and was somewhat surprised when one of the speakers spent a considerable amount of time explaining all the ways necessary to avoid bloat in cattle when grazing alfalfa. We’ve been grazing beef steers and heifers on alfalfa for 15-18 years and have […]

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Getting the Most Return from Your Forages

August 3, 2015 MFGC Uncategorized

Getting the Most Return from Your Forages AUTHOR: Wesley Tucker University of Missouri Extension Specialist & Cow-Calf Producer from Polk County What truly drives profitability in a beef operation?  What separates a profitable producer from an unprofitable one?  Long term studies tell us the “average” cow-calf producer loses money rather than making it.  But just […]

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Economic Considerations for Expanding a Cow Calf Operation

August 3, 2015 MFGC Uncategorized

Economic Considerations for Expanding a Cow Calf Operation  AUTHORS: Lauren Cartwright, State Agricultural Economist MO NRCS Mark Kennedy, State Grassland Specialist, MO NRCS  Missouri is graced with vast forests and a climate suitable for growing trees as well as grass and cropland.  As a result, Missouri landowners have many options available for managing land to […]

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Producer’s Guide to Pasture-Based Beef Finishing

August 3, 2015 MFGC Uncategorized

Producer’s Guide to  Pasture-Based  Beef Finishing AUTHORS: Greg Halich, University of Kentucky Fred Martz, University of Missouri Jeff Lehmkuhler, University of Kentucky Gregg Rentfrow, University of Kentucky Beef cattle were routinely finished locally in Kentucky, Missouri and the upper south before the 1950’s, primarily on pasture with some grain or by-products from distilleries and grain […]

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Forage & Soil Analysis Discount

July 20, 2015 MFGC Uncategorized

Custom Laboratory, Inc. offers MFGC Members a generous $2.00 discount off of the forage and soil testing prices. Be sure to mention that you are a member of MFGC to receive your discount! CUSTOM LABORATORY, INC – PRICE SHEET  

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Welcome

April 27, 2015 MFGC Uncategorized

Welcome to the MFGC / GLCI blog website.  Here you will find recent articles and upcoming events posted by the MFGC administration and other MFGC members. This ‘blog’ section of the MoFGC.org website is meant to be informative, educational and a friendly way for MFGC Members to keep in touch and exchange ideas. This site […]

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