Spring 2013 Pasture Management Tips: After the Drought

Wisconsin pastures will need extra TLC in 2013 to overcome the extremely dry and hot conditions that we experienced during the 2012 growing season. Plan to get out on your pastures early this spring to assess their condition, then review previous soil fertility, weed concerns, and grazing records to anticipate site specific issues as you develop this season’s management plans for your pastures. The factsheet, Spring Pasture Management Tips 2013 is available to assist Wisconsin producers as prepare for the 2013 grazing season.