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Cattle grazing in a pasture

Manage early spring grazing carefully to ensure proper nutrition

Grazing too early can also reduce forage production by as much as 45 per cent

Another long, cold winter has many producers trying to balance dwindling feed supplies and late spring pasture. Some may be forced to take cattle to pasture earlier than recommended and this will affect cost and future pasture production. While it is tempting to take cattle to pasture as soon as the snow goes, it can