A productive alfalfa crop removes significant quantities of macronutrients and small amounts of micronutrients from the soil (Table 1). A complete fertilizer program is essential to ensure a highly productive, long-lived stand.
This root rot look-alike is endangering wheat, grass, and barley. Learn the signs, symptoms, and controls of this disease.
Want to be a good neighbor to local wildlife? Check out these tips from a conservation specialist to take your "naturescaping" game to the next level!
Most recently, my husband and I purchased a small farm in southern Oregon-ten acres in the Applegate Valley, a mixture of pasture, woodland, hills and weeds. We were delighted when we went into escrow and could not wait to...
What growers can do to scout for and help identify wheathead armyworms.
Our hope is to make you better acquainted with the important functions of riparian areas on your ranch, give you some ideas on how to manage them effectively, and provide a framework for developing grazing management that incorporates these areas into your overall cattle operation.
Many landowners are unaware that a legal right is needed to use surface water and groundwater for irrigation purposes.
A critical, but often overlooked step in the development of a comprehensive grazing management plan is a well-defined monitoring program for evaluating progress towards meeting management objectives.
Improved pasture and proper grazing management allows producers a way to keep production costs to a minimum by efficiently producing high quality forage. When properly managed, grazed forage is higher in feed value than hay or ...