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What Happens To Your Pasture Lease in Drought?

By   /  April 2, 2018  /  Leasing Pasture, Money Matters  /  No Comments

Do you rent pasture? What happens if drought lowers pasture production below expectations? Specifically, what does your pasture lease say about drought? It’s hard to think about drought in at the beginning of spring, but drought can play havoc on pasture leases. All too often, pasture leases fail to include an appropriate plan to adjust […]

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When Does Fertilizing Pasture Pay? – Part 1

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  1 Comment

Thanks for this article go to Bruce Anderson and Jerry Volesky of Nebraska Extension, University of Nebraska, Lincoln and to UNL Beef Profit Tips. If you’d like to listen to this as a podcast instead, click here.  And let us know if you like listening to podcasts. We can find more for you! Pasture and […]

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Solving Alfalfa “Windrow Disease”

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  Comments Off on Solving Alfalfa “Windrow Disease”

Rained-on hay plagues all of us eventually. The ‘windrow disease’ that often follows presents lingering problems. Bruce Anderson, Nebraska Forage Extension Specialist has these words of wisdom for preventing it.

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Nitrate Awareness: Is Your Herd Safe?

By   /  November 28, 2016  /  Forage, Livestock, Pasture Health  /  Comments Off on Nitrate Awareness: Is Your Herd Safe?

I just got the forage test results back from the lab and the nitrate score was 3,000. Am I in trouble? Every year I get multiple questions similar to this one. Unfortunately, with just this information I’m unable to give a useful answer. So – the first question I ask is “Was this reported as […]

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