Fact Sheet

Denise Schwab
Extension Beef Specialist
Iowa State University

Schwab, D.1, , Vittetoe, R.2,
1 Beef Program Specialist, , Vinton, IA, 42349
2 Extension Field Agronomist, Iowa State University, Washington, IA, 52353

This infographic was a part of larger fall grazing cover crop project, and the objective for this infographic was to provide a quick visual tool to inform beef producers of the advantages of fall grazing cover crops as well as best management practices to ensure success in growing and grazing cover crops in the fall. It has been and continues to be used at Extension cover crop presentations as a quick overview. More than 400 copies have been distributed across the state, and it has also been included in numerous print and electronic newsletters. The infographic is based on interviews of producers successfully grazing cover crops in the fall along with Extension best management practices.