Grass Fed Beef - Resources

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Speaker: Jack Kyle
Session: Grass Fed Beef Production

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Grass Fed Beef - Resources

  1. 1. Grass Fed Beef - Resources Jack Kyle, Grazier Specialist OMAF and MRA
  2. 2. Resources for Grass Fed • Goal is to : – Grow high quality forage throughout the grazing season – Extend the grazing season as much as possible both spring and fall – Provide quality stored forage for the remainder of the year
  3. 3. Growing Quality Pasture • • • • • • High legume content Species adapted to your conditions Adequate Rest and Recovery Short grazing interval long rest interval Water readily accessible in each paddock Maintain residual grazing heights
  4. 4. Growing Quality Pasture & Forage • Extend the Grazing Period – Spring • Cereal Rye – Summer • Sorghum-Sudan • Millets – Fall • Summer seeded oats & brassicas • Stockpile Perennial Forage – Winter • Hay & Haylage • Sorghum-Sudan Silage
  5. 5. Websites • OMAF and MRA – http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/field/forages.html • Foragebeef.ca – www.foragebeef.ca • Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association – http://mfga.net • Manitoba Grass Fed Beef – www.manitobagrassfedbeef.ca • Eat wild – www.eatwild.com
  6. 6. Books
  7. 7. Magazines • Stockman Grass Farmer • www.stockmangrassfarmer. com • Graze • www.grazeonline.com • Canadian Cattlemen
  8. 8. Conferences • Ontario Forage Council – Profitable Pastures • Local Pasture Walks & meetings • USA – Northern States Grazing Conferences

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