Information on Cattle Ranching

Cattle ranching occurs on farms when people raise large herds of cattle, sheep, or horses. People take care of the animals in order to receive something in the future like milk or maybe even beef if you were choosing to slaughter them. If you have beef cattle and would like to produce beef, there are some strict regulations to prevent the spread of disease. You have to be careful with the cow manure laying around because it can spread disease but it can also work as a fertilizer. One thing cattle ranchers have to watch out for is bad weather,… Read More

What type of grass is best to be grown on floodplain properties?

When dealing with a yard that floods all of the time there are various grasses that can withstand it. Seashore Paspalum ranks the best for submersion tolerance. This grass requires moderates amount of water and fertilizer.   You will also need to frequently mow this grass in order to keep a low cut. This grass will allow for moderate traffic because it will easily recover over the months. Also this grass is best for warmer seasons. This is great because it can withstand drought and heat better. This grass is naturally grown in clumps and spreads through “tillers”.         On the… Read More

What is black dirt used for?

There are various versions of black dirt. They are not all the same. Black dirt is a specific type of dirt that comes from drained swampland’s. “Black dirt” is often referred to as top soil. This kind of soil is dark in color, the darker color can easily allow for tilling and fertilizing. This soil is sold in bags or bulk at your local gardening store like Home Depot, Lowe’s, etc.   This soil is the best growing medium for most plants and of course grass. This soil is great for growing almost anything because of the valuable nutrients. The… Read More