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Frost Seeding Now For a Better Pasture This Summer

By   /  February 6, 2017  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  1 Comment

Its a good time of year to get the seeds on the ground so they have enough time to get into the soil and won’t be eaten by other critters.

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Build Soils with Good Forage

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  1 Comment

Here’s how to manage your cover crops as a soil builder while taking advantage of forage.

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Adding Quality Forage to Your Pasture

By   /  January 2, 2017  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  2 Comments

We asked Genevieve Slocum of Kings Agriseeds and On Pasture author to answer this recent question from an On Pasture reader: Is it possible to overseed alfalfa into existing permanent pasture? We have clover that is coming in but alfalfa greens up faster in spring, survives our summer heat and lasts longer in fall. I […]

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A Fungus in the Cold: When too much fall growth is a bad thing

By   /  December 19, 2016  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  Comments Off on A Fungus in the Cold: When too much fall growth is a bad thing

Matting grasses, extra fall regrowth, and long stretches of snow cover = Snow Mold: a fungus among us.

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BMR: How a Gene Mutation Became a Breakthrough in Digestibility

By   /  November 14, 2016  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  Comments Off on BMR: How a Gene Mutation Became a Breakthrough in Digestibility

Over the course of the past decade, Brown Midrib, or BMR forages have become widely familiar as the elite of summer annual forages. The “cream of the crop,” these corn hybrids, sorghums, and pearl millets are distinguished by a genetic makeup that reduces their lignin content and can be visually evident as a light to […]

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