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Managing Native Grass Forages

Current Articles

Using Native Grasses in Grass Finished Beef (February 2017)
Comparing Native Grasses to Bermudagrass (December 2016)
Managing Drought (November 2016)
Comparing Native Grasses to Summer Annuals
Straight Talk on Native Grass Forages Part 2 (October 2016, courtesy of Progressive Cattleman)
Out with the New, in with the Old: Patch-burn Grazing (September 2016, courtesy of Progressive Forage Grower)
Straight Talk on Native Grass Forages (September 2016, courtesy of Progressive Cattleman)
Patch-burn Grazing (September 2016)
Extending the Grazing Season for Native Warm-season Grasses (June 2016)
Why Use Native Warm-season Grasses in a Forage Program (May 2016, courtesy of Progressive Forage Grower)
Native Warm-season Grasses Complement Tall Fescue (courtesy of Progressive Forage Grower)

Past Articles

Economics
Cost share
Economics
How Good is the Investment? (courtesy, Progressive Forage Grower)

Establishment
Species to use
Native Warm-season Grass Species and Cultivars (courtesy, Progressive Forage Grower)
How much do I need?
Site selection
Conventional seedbeds
Dormant-season seeding
Establishment
Establishing Native Grass Forages (courtesy, Progressive Forage Grower)
Advanced competition control
Natural reseeding
Cost share

Fertility/Legumes
Fertility management
Cool-season legumes
Warm-season legumes

Grazing Management
Timing spring grazing
Continuous grazing
Rotational grazing
Managing Native Grass Forages (courtesy, Progressive Forage Grower)
Harvest height
Fall rest

Other
Drought and Native Grasses: Improving Year-round Production (courtesy, Progressive Forage Grower)
Harvest height
Hay production
Over-seeding winter annuals
Using prescribed fire

Weed Management
Advanced competition control
Competition Control in Native Grass Pastures and Hayfields (courtesy, Progressive Forage Grower)
Cool-season competition control
Warm-season competition control

Why Natives
Why Natives- Profitability
Why Natives- Toxicosis
Why Natives- Drought
Why Natives- Heifer development
Why Natives- Stockering

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