Results for pages tagged with "establishment"
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A new bermudagrass variety test was established on May 14, 1996 at the Headquarters Farm. Included in the trial are four newer commercial varieties, three promising experimental strains, and four older commercially adapted varieties in Oklahoma.
Slow seedling establishment has previously limited adoption of switchgrass in forage production. Presently, scientists in the Noble Research Institute's Agricultural and Forage Improvement divisions are researching ways to improve switchgrass establishment.
In the 2006 State of the Union Address, President George W. Bush proposed the Advanced Energy Initiative to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil through accelerated development of domestic, renewable alternatives to gasoline and diesel fuels.
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) has probably been grazed for as many years as it has been planted. However, most of the grazing has been done as a minor component of a hay production system and not as a...
Erosion typically starts small and increases over time. Here are some strategies using natural materials to reduce actively eroding gullies.
Native grass plantings are of increased interest to producers. The pros relative to introduced perennial pasture grasses are noteworthy.
I recently visited with a number of farmers and ranchers who are looking to reduce their input costs while maintaining comparable output. One way to accomplish this is to convert from conventional farming practices to no-till.
Eddie Funderburg, Ed.D., senior soils and crops consultant, presents a thorough overview of bermudagrass, a warm-season perennial grass, including recommendations for its establishment and management as a forage and hay crop.