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Overgrazing for Pasture Renovation

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Overgrazing and high pasture productivity don’t often go hand in hand– unless you’re getting r
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Genevieve provides forage and cover crop research and marketing support for King's AgriSeeds Inc. in Lancaster County, PA. She has also worked on organic vegetable farms and as an intern in agricultural field trials at the Rodale Institute.

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  1. Geralyn Devereaux says:

    This reminds me of the great story and video about the “Twelve Aprils” program of Tom Trantham. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLDKRXPyOh4 I wonder when this is an option as a form of intensive grazing?

    • Geralyn Devereaux says:

      Starting at the 6 minute mark he explains double brush hogging to provide the shock that sets the field back and provides the competition relief his seeds need to get up and running. A very nicely made video.

    • Great video Geralyn; thanks! 12 Aprils — love it.

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