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An Old Forage Makes A Come Back

By   /  November 2, 2015  /  2 Comments

A forgotten meadow fescue brought to the United States in the 1800s could be making a comeback thanks to the ARS and a Wisconsin farmer. High value without the toxic effects of other fescues, this could be just what you are looking for.

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This comes to us from the August 2015 issue of the Agriculture Research Service’s AgResearch
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Kathy worked with the Bureau of Land Management for 12 years before founding Livestock for Landscapes in 2004. Her twelve years at the agency allowed her to pursue her goal of helping communities find ways to live profitably AND sustainably in their environment. She has been researching and working with livestock as a land management tool for over a decade. When she's not helping farmers, ranchers and land managers on-site, she writes articles, and books, and edits videos to help others turn their livestock into landscape managers.

2 Comments

  1. Geralyn Devereaux says:

    Critical decisions to change the future of farming. Grass choices and peak oil sustainability so closely related. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhVWNwCRpKg

    • Geralyn Devereaux says:

      At the 20 minute mark starts the interesting potion on the difference grass choice can make. I know “preaching to the choir” in this group but it is a striking difference in video form.

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