Steve Fransen, Gene Pirelli, Marty Chaney, Larry Brewer (retired) and Scott Robbins
PNW 699 | Published December 2017, Reviewed 2021


This publication describes—by climatic zone—perennial pasture plant growth and how management actions can affect growth, both positively and negatively. Optimal management of forages by season is the basis for the Pasture Calendar.

About the authors

Steve Fransen
Forage and extension agronomist
Washington State University
Marty Chaney
Area agronomist
USDA-NRCS, Roseburg, OR
Larry Brewer (retired)
Scott Robbins
State resource inventory coordinator
USDA-NRCS, Roseburg, OR

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