2016 Georgia Grazing School

September 21-22, 2016 | UGA Tifton Campus | Tifton, Ga

The 2016 Georgia Grazing School is now one for the recordbooks. However, if you are interested in delving deeper into these topics, additional grazing information is provided here. Below are links to all the materials that were in the Grazing School notebook, and a few other articles that are only available on the web. For those who would like to download the entire 2016 Grazing School notebook as a pdf eBook, click here for part 1 and part 2.

Table of Contents

  1. Manipulating forage growth and grazing behavior
  2. Southern Forages: Forage yield, distribution, and quality
  3. Soil fertility and nutrient cycling in grazing systems
  4. Managing, utilizing, and maintaining legumes
  5. Segregating herds based on animal class and nutritional need
  6. Grazing systems, methods, and tricks
  7. Optimizing the size, number, and layout of your paddocks
  8. Managing forage surplus and deficits
  9. Sketching out the ideal – planning the grazing system
  10. Extending the grazing season and critically evaluating novel grazing systems
  11. Cost assistance programs that aid the transition
  12. Good Grazing = Inc. Soil Moisture, Inc. Soil Health, and Lower Erosion
  13. Choosing the right fence, fence charger, & wire or tape for your grazing system
  14. Selecting the right watering system & sizing the supply for your grazing system
  15. Using winter and summer annuals to ease seasonal transitions
  16. Economics of better grazing management
  17. Sprayer calibration exercise and lightbar demo
  18. New weed management tools for grazed pastures
  19. Appendix: Demonstrations, Farm Profiles, and Misc. Resources