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  • 1996
  • November

1996 Bermudagrass Variety Test

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.
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  • 2007
  • July

Switchgrass Establishment Requires Patience

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.
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  • 2008
  • February

Alternative Perennial Grasses for Bioenergy

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.
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Grazing Alfalfa

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...
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  • 2014
  • November

Natural materials enable erosion control

Erosion typically starts small and increases over time. Here are some strategies using natural materials to reduce actively eroding gullies.
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  • 2014
  • January

Eight steps aid successful native grass establishment

Native grass plantings are of increased interest to producers. The pros relative to introduced perennial pasture grasses are noteworthy.
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  • 2005
  • December

Use No-Till to Reduce Winter Pasture Establishment Costs

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.
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Bermudagrass as a Forage and Hay Crop in the Southern Great Plains

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.