Published Aug 24, 2023

Water and Fencing Options when Grazing Cover Crops – Practical Cover Croppers

By Practical Farmers of Iowa

Grazing cover crops can make them a net positive practice within a growing season, but the logistics and expense of fencing and water can be a barrier for some. In this video, Bill Frederick of Jefferson, IA, Nick Smith of Epworth, IA and Nathan Anderson of Aurelia, IA delve into what sort of fencing and water systems they use when grazing cover crops: from using existing perimeter fence and creeks to delivering water and using polywire for intensive grazing. Learn how the cost of fencing can be justified with saved feed costs!