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Tags: cattle feed

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January 29, 2020

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Cattle producers grow ever increasing amounts of annual crops for feed (silage, green feed and swath grazing). Measuring those crop varieties that produce the highest forage yield becomes ...


Views: 98
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November 1, 2011

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Properly managed and healthy rangelands provide many benefits. These include forage for livestock, proper watershed function, habitat and forage for wildlife, nutrient and energy cycling, soil ...


Views: 109
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October 1, 2011

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The goals of this project were to document livestock use of rangeland plant communities, and to demonstrate that riparian health and habitat for wildlife, waterfowl, shorebirds and other ...


Views: 123
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May 1, 2011

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Rangeland health refers to the ability of a plant community to perform vital ecological functions. Healthy rangelands have a variety of plants, prevent soil erosion, store water and promote the ...


Views: 919
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April 15, 2011

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This manual contains the requirements to guide the beef industry, timber industry, and Sustainable Resource Development staff in the integration of grazing and timber activities regionally and on ...


Views: 85
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February 1, 2011

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In an attempt to evaluate the ecological function of forested rangelands, the forested range health assessment protocol was developed. The protocol measures a number of key vegetation and soil ...


Views: 70
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January 1, 2011

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Properly managed and healthy rangelands provide many benefits. These include forage for livestock, proper watershed function, habitat and forage for wildlife, nutrient and energy cycling, soil ...


Views: 207
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November 20, 2009

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A team of government agrologists, foresters and biologists, with the cooperation and support of the grazing and timber industries in the area, have developed a regional grazing plan for the ...


Views: 203
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September 1, 2009

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Objectives of the study were: To protect surface water and allow for vegetative recovery and bank stabilization, improving water quality and habitat for fish and wildlife species by temporarily ...


Views: 212
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January 1, 2009

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Sustained timber yield cutblocks can be productive rangeland for both livestock and wildlife, however, careful management of these areas is requirement to ensure that both goals of successful ...


Views: 438
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April 1, 2008

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As a livestock producer, the number one stewardship practice you need to consider is balancing animal numbers with the available forage supply of your grazing lease. The combination of too many ...


Views: 1471
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December 14, 2007

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The code describes overarching management principles, required practices that flow from these principles, tools for the measurement of range health and the responsibilities of grazing ...


Views: 140
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December 1, 2007

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This project involved the use of ten GPS collars to monitor cattle grazing behaviour and habitat use across a diverse mosaic of forested and non-forested range plant community types including ...


Views: 117
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May 1, 2007

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Your grazing management efforts in being a good steward of the landscape (both land and water) will make a big difference in ensuring riparian areas remain healthy for future use.


Views: 75
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May 1, 2006

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Alberta has about 25 million acres of forage land (native and tame hay and pasture). In some cases, applying manure to forage land may be the best option to make use of the nutrients in manure in ...


Views: 132
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January 1, 2006

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This manual’s objective is to provide livestock and perennial forage crop producers with the information and tools to make decisions about applying manure on perennial forage crops. It also ...


Views: 398
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February 1, 2005

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The first step to a productive perennial forage stand is strong seedling establishment. Before the seeding equipment enters the field, several factors must be considered.


Views: 381
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January 1, 2005

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The Range Management Form (RMF) is essentially a summary of range health and management for a specific grazing disposition. An RMF is required when a new grazing disposition is issued and ...


Views: 441
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January 1, 2004

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This document describes the methods used by PLFD Rangeland Agrologists to calculate carrying and grazing capacities on public rangelands in Alberta. It also explains the process for map ...