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Stockpiled fescue is forage allowed to grow and accumulate for future use, often during a forage deficit. It is common practice to harvest and...

Phone caller: “You tell us to regularly test our forages, but how often should we do that?” Expert: "Um..." Now, there's an answer.

Are you getting adequate forage production from your pastures and hay fields? Are you getting maximum weight gains from your livestock with the forage...

Drought of 2012 could affect forage quality through the winter.

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Kicking the Hay Habit: Increasing the Profitability of Virginia's Ruminant Livestock Operations is the theme for the Virginia Forage and Grassland...

It looks like the drought of 2012 is in the record books. Rainfall is back and we actually have seen pastures and hayfields recover...

Livestock graziers, now is a good time to finish what is left in your hay fields and then utilize forage in stockpiled areas.

Infected fescue is insect, disease and drought resistant. It is also a nitrogen scavenger. This gives it an advantage over other forages, especially on poor soils.

The wet spring and early summer weather has led to many questions regarding hay quality and the factors beef producers should consider when planning their cow wintering programs.

After our county fair in August, Athens County hosted the Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council Beef Grazing Tour. One of the discussions during the tour centered on some patches of johnsongrass in a stockpiled field of fescue.
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