Published Nov 27, 2019

Winter Grazing

By Practical Farmers of Iowa


Ranching in Alberta, Steve has lots of experience with cold, snowy winters. Even so, he has designed a system to allow for profitable winter grazing. In this farminar, Steve discusses the importance of pasture planning; bale and swath grazing; and the economics of winter grazing, including labor and equipment.

  • Steve Kenyon owns Greener Pastures Ranching Ltd., a custom grazing business in Alberta, Canada. He is also a frequent contributor to The Stockman Grass Farmer and Canadian Cattleman magazines and the author of The Calendar of the Year-Round Grazier. His business’s mission is economic and environmental sustainability for generations, and he believes that to be profitable in the long term, you must use regenerative agriculture practices.