‘Heifer Grazing Compass’ Financial Planning Tool Available Online

Grassland 2.0 and UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems released The Heifer Grazing Compass, an Excel-based planning tool for anyone considering raising heifers on pasture. The tool is designed to help users predict and understand the cash flow and long-term financial outcomes associated with raising dairy heifers on pasture. It can be used by dairy farmers or other farmers who might want to start raising heifers on pasture as an enterprise. The tool is free to access and use.