PASTURE MANAGEMENT

OUR PASTURE MANAGEMENT SERVICE

Proper pasture management leads to high quality, productive pastures that can supply excellent nutrition for your animals. Our full service pasture management team will work to ensure you are left with a healthy field and grass crop. Submit an online form to our team to learn more information. 

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Benefits of Rotational Grazing:

  • Increases the amount and quality of forage obtained by grazing 
  • More animals can be supported on the same acreage of pasture 
  • Reduces or eliminates selective or spot grazing 
  • Allows for more complete utilization of pasture forage 
  • Minimizes rejection areas where horses will not graze 
  • Promotes the growth of desired species and reduces the number of undesirable species and weeds 
  • Can help control parasites and discourage some animal diseases 
  • May permit harvesting of excess forage in spring and stockpiling forage for the fall 
  • Provides better manure distribution and nutrient recycling 
  • Allows for frequent horse-human contact 

Pasture Management Products and Services:

  • Management Plan: soil sample and analysis, management plan and calendar, consulting - products and services 
  • Pasture Seeding: seeding, equipment and fuel 
  • Pasture Fertilizing: fertilizer spreading, equipment and fuel 
  • Weed spraying: spraying herbicides/pesticides, equipment and fuel 
  • Seed: UFC Pasture Mix, UFC Hay Mix (all grass forage), UFC Alfalfa 
  • Fertilizer 
  • Chemical: Herbicides, pesticides 
  • Equipment Rental: If you prefer do it yourself, UFC Farm Supply has a full service rental department that supplies all the equipment you need to get the job done. From compact tractors, attachments, trailers, and mowers.

What You Can Expect:

Let our consultants create a pasture management plan specifically for you. With the proper planning your pasture will provide a more productive and scenic area. During a consultation, we will:
  • Assess the inventory of existing forages. 
  • Gather soil samples to determine correct soil nutrient recommendations. 
  • Create a plan to properly manage your pasture for optimum yield. 
  • Modify existing or develop new pastures. 
  • Monitor pasture for non-desirable plants and eradicating them at the proper time. 
  • Manage your pasture to ensure optimum production and sustainability. 
  • Select the proper equipment to serve your needs

Request Additional Information

Fill out the form below to request additional information from our Pasture Management Team.

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UFC Farm Supply Locations - Services

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UFC Farm Supply Maple Plain
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Apparel, Garden Center, Hardware, Pet and Feed, Power Equipment
5135 Oak St, PO Box 336
Maple Plain, Minnesota 55359
763-479-2123
farmsupply@ufcmn.com
UFC Farm Supply Waconia
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Apparel, Garden Center, Hardware, Parts and Service, Pet and Feed, Power Equipment, Rental
801 South Highway 284
Waconia, Minnesota 55387
952-442-2126
farmsupply@ufcmn.com