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A specialist’s grass

March 2, 2020 Every profession has special tools – auto mechanics, surgeons or sheep shearers. You know, those weird gadgets craftsmen pull out of their toolboxes when they need a whatchamacallit to fix a thingamabob. Read more

Forage beets for backgrounding and finishing

November 20, 2019 The New Zealand cattle and sheep industries depend on an inexpensive supply of quality grass, but this feed is seasonal. Read more

Another kind of winter damage to forage stands

November 20, 2019 One can hardly read an article about forage management without encountering some variation of the “3-inch rule.” If you have somehow escaped it, the rule states that 3 inches of residue is required after harvest to maintain a healthy stand of grass. Read more

Corn silage immature? Here’s what to do next

September 4, 2019 Make the most out of silage planted late. Read more

Filling a forage gap

August 30, 2019 For many years, a forage niche Oklahoma and surrounding states have been well-known for is grazing weaned calves, also known as stocker cattle, on wheat during the fall and winter. Read more

Purple prairie clover: A promising forage

August 30, 2019 Purple prairie clover (PPC, Dalea purpurea Vent.) is an important native perennial legume widely distributed across North America with high palatability, adaptability and forage quality. Read more