By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences ELLENSBURG, Wash. – Washington State University will host two workshops for landowners, cattlemen, natural resource professionals and others interested in how cattle grazing may affect water quality.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – You generally don’t find livestock among the hills in the Palouse region of eastern Washington where grain is grown. But wheat farmers Eric and Sheryl Zakarison are changing that – and making a profit.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences OLYMPIA, Wash. – Carefully managed cattle grazing can improve weed control, plant health and plant diversity on native prairies, according to anecdotal evidence. However, no systematic study has attempted to track the impacts of managed grazing on native prairie plant communities in western Washington […]
RICHLAND – Three nationally recognized experts on beef production are scheduled to speak at the Beef Profitability Conference, May 19-20 at the Shiloh Inn. Kit Pharo, a Cheyenne Wells, Col., rancher will discuss the difference between being production-driven and profit-driven, focusing on three key ways to maximize available forage. Terry Gompert, University of Nebraska extension […]
PULLMAN – It’s not too late to register for Washington State University Extension’s multi- species grazing conference scheduled May 8 at WSU Tri-Cities, Richland, and a related field day at the Barker Ranch near Richland on May 9. Nationally recognized goat and cattle graziers will discuss management and marketing of meat goats; grazing and browsing […]