Pastures and Forages

Stephen Ward

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Horticultural Crops (ATTRA)

These resources offer detailed information on production of specific horticultural crops, focusing on sustainable and organic production methods for traditional produce, and also introducing a range of alternative crops and enterprises. In these publications you can find information on strategies for more sustainable greenhouse and field production of everything from lettuce to trees.


Improving Calf Performance by Extending the Grazing Season with Warm Season Grasses and Brassica Forages

Spring planted warm-season grasses and brassica forages increased nutritional content of the diet available to grazing cow-calf pair, but pastures were slow to establish and weaning weights were not improved.

By Shelby Filley


Incorporating Grains into a Whole Farm

How to properly incorporate grains into an entire farm. Includes suggestions for rotations on various types of farms.

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Is smoke stunting pasture growth?

I'm noting a reduction in the growth of our grass in the pasture. It has slowed down noticeably over the past month. This slowdown is more than normal due to increased temperatures of August. I was wondering if the smoke is having a filtering effect on the light that reaches the ground, particularly...

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