For years ranchers have had to flip back and forth between grazing calendars and maps to see their season, erasing and updating the plan every time it has to be changed. We're excited to announce our next big release for PastureMap: visual, map based display of historical and future grazing moves.
A recent USDA-NRCS conservation grant has allowed PastureMap to digitally display this information for users in an easy to read map - making the USDA data even more accessible when you use PastureMap.
Lydia Carpenter and Wian Prinsloo are the owners of Luna Field Farm on the Manitoba prairie. Now in the 5th year of running a growing business in the local Manitoba community, doing what they love through trial and error, they had lots of advice for young farmers just starting out.
"You can't manage what you don't measure" is something we hear often from grazing consultants, seasoned ranchers, and even your extension officers, but what exactly should you be measuring? Here are 5 simple metrics that graziers recommend keeping track of, no matter where you are.