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Summer is a Critical Time to Watch for Poisonous Plants in our Pastures
July 26, 2017
Horses, cattle, sheep, and goats will generally avoid poisonous plants. Grazing animals seem to have an innate sense of which plants are okay to consume and which to avoid. However, in pastures which have become overgrazed or brown from drought they will be more apt to sample less palatable species including poisonous broadleaves.
Prevent Parasites Through Grazing Management
May 31, 2017
Grazing management and genetic selection can help your flock minimize the impact of parasites.
Weed Control Odds and Ends for Hay and Pasture Weeds
May 31, 2017
Herbicide selection in new grass and legume seedings, established hay and pastures, and some guidelines for management based largely on the life cycle of the troublesome weeds in pasture are concerns for some forage producers this season. Some helpful tips for weed management in forages are presented in a simple/straight-forward fashion for your convenience.