Forage Brassicas

Full report with figures and tables

Dr. Kathy Soder, USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit, University Park, PA 16802.

Forage Brassicas are annuals that can be utilized as pasture during the spring, summer, and fall grazing seasons. Forage brassicas include varieties of rapeseed (rape), radish, turnip, swede …

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2017 Appalachian Grazing Conference

The presentations from the 2017 Appalachian Grazing Conference are now viewable online.

Topics include:

  • Can fat be healthy?
  • Evaluating the cost of lime
  • Beyond grandfather’s grasses
  • Alternative watering systems for livestock
  • The future of grazing
  • Soil health in pastures
  • Risk management in livestock production
  • Pasture quality for pasture finished …
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Linking pasture and animal processes

Let’s allocate the pasture in the afternoon
Dr. Kathy Soder
USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit, University Park, PA

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The problem

Grazing enterprise profitability is greatly influenced by the plant/ animal relationship. However, grazing managements optimizing this relationship in view of increase animal …

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