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.
Describes nutrient management practices for pastures to produce forage as a main feed source for western Oregon and Washington livestock.
Assists livestock producers in using forage analysis as a management tool to improve livestock nutrition. Explains the information commonly found in most laboratory forage reports: feed, protein, carbohydrates, fat, energy, ash, minerals, pH, nitrates, RFV, and RFQ.
The comprehensive resource for anyone who manages livestock on pastures in the Northwest, this 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. Black...
Here is a collection of our favorite resources for weeds in pastures and hay ground. It includes sections on aquatic weed, OSU resources, Pesticide/Herbicide, Poisonous Plants, Weed Control, and Noxious and invasive weeds.
This collection has information on soil testing and ferilizing, renovation. forage management , hay, irrigation, feeding values, forage types, forage anti-quality factors, leasing pastures and more.
Several Agricultural and Forestry associations are available for producers to join. I think it’s extremely important for producers to get connected with at least one association so they do not get...