Pasture Plants, Second Edition

Researchers at the USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit have released a second edition of their pasture plant guide, containing almost 300 plant species found in surveys of pastures in the northeastern US. Each plant has basic information, a map of survey distribution and abundance, and black …

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Forage testing and feeding beef cattle

Dr. Ed Rayburn, WVU, gave a presentation on “Forage Testing and Feeding Beef Cattle” at the Southeast AgriSeeds Winter Meetings 2018 in South Carolina. The presentation is aimed at a North and South Carolina audience, but the information provided is of interest to most beef farmers as tall fescue is …

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Hayfield Decision-Making

There are a few spots left for this extension research project.

The University of Connecticut and University of Vermont Extension are working on a research project to create profitable markets for farmers delivering environmental benefits - and the team needs farmer input.

We’re seeking farmers who manage land with the …

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2018 Grazing Charts

The Northeast Pasture Consortium member Troy Bishopp has again prepared grazing planning charts for 2018.

On Pasture has the 2018 charts available for free download.

Troy explains the utility of the charts, the importance of planning, and offers ten month and full year versions.

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PA Direct Market Dairy

A team of PASA members who are established dairy farmers and who are engaged in direct marketing of their dairy products are organizing a series of regional meetings throughout Pennsylvania in 2018. The purpose of the meetings will be to share resources with any other direct market dairy farmers. Please …

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