Pastures and Pasture Management

Pasture
Useful publications on a variety of pasture management subjects:

 

 

 SOIL SAMPLING AND NUTRIENT INFORMATION PUBLICATIONS FOR PASTURES

 Phosphorus & Potassium Soil Tests
 Pastures:  Western Oregon & Western Washington, Fertilizer Guide 63
 Liming Coastal Pastures
 Evaluating Soil Nutrients and pH by Depth EM 9014
 Fertilizer and Lime Materials, Fertilizer Guide 52

Soil Acidity in Oregon: Understanding and Using Concepts for Crop Production, EM 9061

 Applying Lime to Raise Soil pH for Crop Production (Western Oregon), EM 9057

Post-harvest Soil Nitrate Testing for Manured Cropping Systems West of the Cascades,

EM 8832

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Wild Barley Project in Clackamas County

VIDEO

Pasture Management During Critical Periods (narrated by Gene Pirelli)

 

PUBLICATIONS

Oregon State University research has paved the way for livestock producers to apply selenium with fertilizer in Oregon. This document summarizes the 8 years of research work on selenium fertilization as a way to prevent white muscle disease and reproductive problems associated with a deficiency of selenium in grazing livestock diets:

"Selenium Fertilization to Prevent Selenium Deficiency"

"High Rates of Selenium Supplement for Sheep"

"Summer and Fall Pasture Management"

"Pasture and Hayland Renovation for Western Washington and Oregon. EB 1870."

"Early Spring Forage Production for Western Oregon Pastures. EM 8852-E. January, 2004." 

Tansy Ragwort Control  *New changes 2012*

Attracting Birds of Prey for Rodent Control,  EC 1641

Strategies for Efficient Irrigation Water Use, EM 8783

Business Management Guide for Grazers  by Shannon K. Williams and C. Wilson Gray UICE; At this URL:


OTHER RESOURCES

Rangelands and Natural Resources

Pasture and Grazing Management in the Northwest

The comprehensive resource for anyone who manages livestock on pastures in the Northwest, this 208-page book offers pasture managers information and tools to enable their pastures and their livestock to reach their maximum production potentials. Seventeen chapters proceed from planning to budgeting.

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