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Winter Stockpiled Fescue Trumps Hay Every Time – Part 3 – Fescue Tolerant Animals and Grazing

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  No Comments

This is Part 3 in Greg’s four part series about the trouble with Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue, and how he’s learned to love it. (Read Part 1 here, and Part 2 here.) Here he describes the management techniques that have made him question moves to try to eradicate it from his pastures. My Pasture Renovation […]

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Winter Stockpiled Fescue Trumps Hay Every Time – Part 2

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  2 Comments

Should you get rid of your endophyte-infected tall fescue? Greg shares why we don’t like it, and why getting rid of it may be hard on us too.

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Winter Stockpiled Fescue Trumps Hay Every Time – Part 1

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  Forage, Grazing Management, Pasture Health  /  1 Comment

Some folks say we should do all we can to get rid of Kentucky 31 fescue in our pastures. But Greg Judy has other ideas. In this four part series he covers his experiences, good and bad, with this grass, and why he’s keeping his. He starts with the basic benefits of winter stockpile.

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Managing Salinity With Forages – Lessons From a Grazier

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  Forage, Pasture Health  /  No Comments

Teri Edeal planted a mix of grasses that thrive in saline soils. The soils improved, and that pasture has been a lifesave in drought. Read more about how it worked.

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Snow Retention Pasture Walk

By   /  January 22, 2018  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  No Comments

You can learn a lot about keeping moisture in your soils by taking a little winter walk. Here’s what Troy learned about the hedgerows and structures that keep his pastures healthy.

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