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Timely Tips: Don’t Stop Feeding Hay Too Soon

By   /  March 15, 2021  /  Grazing Management  /  1 Comment

I wanted to send out a Timely Tips to encourage everyone to feed hay a little longer in the spring to let the grass get a good start. Spring grass is washy with high water content and some hay fed along with it helps to slow the rate of passage, improving digestibility. Also, allowing the […]

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What Do Different Plants Tell Us About Our Soils and How to Improve Them?

By   /  May 1, 2017  /  Forage, NRCS, Pasture Health, Soil, Weeds  /  4 Comments

Greg Brann, Natural Resources Conservation Service Grazing Specialist in Tennessee, recently sent some information out to his local farmers about “indicator plants” along with some tips for how to use that information to improve soil health and pasture quality.  It’s good information for everyone to consider. What Are Indicator Plants? Indicator Plants are plants that, […]

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UH-OH! I’m running out of grass! What should I do?

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Grazing Management  /  2 Comments

First off, let’s not panic.  You have options for stretching your forage supply.  One or a combination of the options below could improve forage utilization and our production.  While these suggestions are best for folks in my neck of the woods (Tennessee) by contacting your local NRCS or Conservation District, or your extension agent, you’ll be able […]

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