Forage/Range

2011 Custom Rate Statistics — This file tells you how much it costs to do a particular farming operation like baling.

Ammoniating Hay Could Pay — How to use ammonia gas to increase protein in hays

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Bermudagrass Stem Maggot Article.docx — This is a new insect in our area

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Bermudagrass Varieties, Hybrids and Blends for Texas — Excellent discussion of bermudagrass for forage

Bermudagrass versus Native Grass — Comparison of costs related to growing bermudagrass or native grass

Common Herbicide Application Equipment — Sprayers that work for pasture spraying

Forage Bermudagrass: Selection, Establishment and Management — Great publication if you have bermudagrass pasture or hay fields

Forage Quality Photo Guide — Forage quality is determined using animal manure and this publication shows you how to use your animals to tell you how good a job your forage management is.

Grazing Effects on Forage — What grazing can do if not properly managed

How Grazing Affects Plants — Grazing or Overgrazing has a tremendous effect on plant growth in the future.

Nitrates and Prussic Acid in Forages — Either of these can be problems that can kill livestock quickly and this publication discusses when they occur and why.

Nitrates in Forages — A news column I wrote with timely information

Nitrogen Fixation and Inoculation of Forage Legumes — University of Florida publication that helps in producing legume forage crops

Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria — Great Florida publication on how legumes fix nitrogen with bacteria

Pasture Rental Agreements — Read this to know what to include in a pasture lease.

Perennial Peanuts for Forage — Perennial Peanuts are a great forage crops but they do have cold restrictions

Seeding Rangeland — Old but very reliable publication

Silage Making for Small Scale Farmers — US AID course in silage making

Top Ten Strategies for Forage Survivability — Dr. Redmon tells us how to survive in the forage business