Results for pages tagged with "warm season"
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Have you ever stopped to think about what it costs to mow a pasture? Mowing is costly, and pastures that have weed problems this late in the growing season have no chance for optimum weed control.
Almost every year, a new "wonder grass" is vigorously marketed to beef cattle producers. Most often, these highly touted forages will do what they are advertised to do, but do you really need them?
The "ballparking" method can make judging proper pasture use a little more interesting.
This article will give you a method for doing something to give you a little peace of mind - plus a green lawn - during the winter when everyone has a dormant warm-season lawn.
In our region of the Southern Great Plains, we basically grow forage during the spring and fall, corresponding to our seasonal rainfall pattern. We are typically short on forage during the winter and...
In fall 2014, we began demonstration plots of various cover crops overseeded into warm-season perennial grass pastures.
The spring growing season is at hand. Therefore, it is time to develop management plans for our warm season pastures.
A few of the benefits of sod-seeding small grain winter pasture include providing high quality forage during the winter months, providing additional forage production during the warm-season grass's dormant season and potentially reducing the need for winter supplementation.
Beef cattle can consume and obtain nutritional value from a variety of stockpiled forages to reduce the winter hay feeding period.
In most operations, hay feeding represents a large portion of a cow's annual maintenance cost. The cost of feeding hay includes much more than just the production cost or purchase price of the hay.