Results for pages tagged with "forages"
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The focus of translational research is to "translate" or move knowledge acquired from basic research, done mainly in model plants, into crop plants to improve their agronomic performance. Researchers...
Plant breeding is the science of changing plant genetics to create new varieties with increased productivity or value-added traits, such as drought tolerance, nutritional value or disease resistance....
Alfalfa, the queen of forages, has held secrets for centuries. Now, those genetic mysteries are being unlocked for plant breeders seeking to make the forage crop hardier and higher quality.
Noble Research Institute researchers are studying how cover crops could be part of a year-round grazing system that provides economic and environmental benefits to farmers and ranchers.
Mixed-species forage crops can have similar benefits as traditional cover crops.
Now is the time for cattle producers to develop their pasture management plans to achieve the best possible outcomes this year.
UHSD grazing is an approach to managing livestock on a land resource area that allows herd impact to be the catalyst for a beneficial outcome.
The problem we encounter with fall and winter grazing of perennial forages is forage quality availability vs. forage availability.
The spring growing season is at hand. Therefore, it is time to develop management plans for our warm season pastures.
Be flexible, proactive and have a mindset of year-long forage flow in addition to seasonal grazing.