12 Habits of Highly Successful Forage Producers

In a recent series included in Farmers Pride, Dr. Jimmy Henning spelled out 12 habits of highly successful forage producers:

1) Knowing their soil resource

2) Making sound soil fertility decisions

3) Effectively managing tall fescue

4) Having a well distributed water system

5) Balancing forage utilization intensity with animal requirements

6) Having a workable rotational grazing system

7) Use effective establishment practices

8) Have long grazing seasons

9) Manage for clover

10) Understand clover dynamics in pasture

11) Understand the importance of hay testing

12) Invest in themselves.

~ Dr. Jimmy Henning. You can find the full articles by subscribing to The Farmer’s Pride.