Pasture and forage crops

Pasture and Forage Forum: Controlling Musk Thistle, Herbicides for Alfalfa and Carrying Capacity

May 3, 2021

Jerry Volesky explains how to control musk thistles, Todd Whitney talks about post-emergent herbicides to control weeds in alfalfa and Ben Beckman explains carrying capacity and cross fences.

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Pasture and Forage Forum: Winter Survival in Alfalfa and Deciphering a Hay Test

February 11, 2021

Ben Beckman discusses selecting the right alfalfa seed and Brad Schick looks at neutral-detergent fiber or NDF and acid-detergent fiber or ADF.

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Winter Interseeding Legumes

February 10, 2021

From a forage perspective, winter is typically a time for using the resources we have on hand and planning ahead to next year’s growing season. However, there may be some opportunity to take this time to improve your pasture with some alternative legume seeding options.

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Pasture and Forage Forum: Snow is Good for Alfalfa & Legume Frost Seeding

January 11, 2021

Jerry Volesky discusses how snow helps alfalfa survive the winter and Brad Schick discusses interseeding legumes to increase production from pastures or hay fields.

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Pasture and Forage Forum: Pasture Fertility & Winter Hay Access

December 7, 2020

Extension Educator Ben Beckman addresses developing a plan for pasture fertility and getting hay to animals in the field or pasture in the winter.

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Center for Grassland Studies Podcast: Forage Production Models and Predictions for Semi-arid Grasslands with Markéta Podebradská

November 23, 2020

Follow the Center for Grassland Studies Podcast on: MediaHub, Spotify, iTunes or Stitcher.

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