Teff is an ancient grain, made popular recently as more growers turn to teff for its high yields of high-quality hay. New research outlined here shows that teff requires less nitrogen fertilizer and irrigation water than comparable forage crops. Learn how much to apply and when to apply it.
Describes characteristics and growing requirements of teff (Eragrostis tef [Zucc.], Poaceae) as a hay and forage crop in Oregon. Discusses hay quality and use; yields and varieties; and how to plant, fertilize, irrigate, cultivate, and harvest teff.
By Brian Charlton, Richard Roseberg, Clinton Shock
Proper irrigation, despite being one of the most important factors in maintaining a healthy lawn, is the most often overlooked variable in lawn care. This publication describes common turfgrass species, soil water holding capacity, irrigation scheduling, and management practices to optimize...