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Aug 31

Forage Plant Establishment, Growth, and Management Practices throughout the Year

Posted to On the Farm on August 31, 2017 at 9:01 AM by Allan Warren

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The forage/pasture cycle begins in the fall, generally in September, with new grass root and seed head tiller initiation. This is where our story begins...

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May 30

Forage Plant Establishment, Growth, and Management Practices throughout the Year Summer Stress

Posted to On the Farm on May 30, 2017 at 11:14 AM by Allan Warren

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Summer stress is a time of slow summer growth; grass roots are shedding and are turning colors from white to gray, to brown and black again. For the west side, summer starts in mid to late June, July and August, until the root regeneration cycle starts again.

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Feb 25

Forage Plant Establishment, Growth, and Management Practices throughout the Year

Posted to On the Farm on February 25, 2016 at 2:14 PM by Allan Warren

by Steve Fransen
Forage Agronomist, WSU Cooperative Extension
Kristensen pasture renovationLet’s say you have a sick animal on your farm and the vet is called. The vet makes a diagnosis, prescribes the appropriate medication and even administers the first dose with detailed instructions for you to follow for a complete recovery. You are left to do the rest and bring the animal back to proper health.

Are you willing to do the same thing for your pastures?

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