The Department of Agronomy and Horticulture features a website devoted to information on Range, Pasture, and Forages, including sections on forage crop and pasture, integrated crop-livestock systems, rangeland ecology and management, grazing, bioenergy and a section on forage publications. Use the links below to this site to identify Nebraska Extension forage publications on these topics.
The site also includes reports of recent and ongoing forage crop and pasture studies underway with researchers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
UNL Extension Forage Publications
available through the Department of Agronomy of Horticulture Range, Pasture, and Forages website
For information on other topics, please see the full library of Nebraska Extension Publications.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Controlling Alfalfa Weevil and Leafy Spurge, First Cutting Alfalfa
June 1, 2023
With first cutting alfalfa to begin soon, extension educators discuss the importance of scouting for alfalfa weevils to mitigate yield losses and strategies for timing harvest, plus control options for leafy spurge.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Small Grains and Grass Harvest, Fencing Costs
May 23, 2023
This week — Nebraska Extension educators share target protein levels of small grains and grass hay for the upcoming harvest, and analyze the cost of various fencing options.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Wheat Grazing vs. Grain Value, Choosing Summer Forage
May 16, 2023
This week — Recommendations for producers considering wheat for forage, including varieties and planting timelines for summer annual grasses, plus tips on control measures for poison hemlock.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Equipment Maintenance, Controlling Musk Thistle and No-Till on the Plains Tours
May 11, 2023
This week, extension educators review a checklist for pre-season hay equipment maintenance, tips for controlling musk thistle in pastures, and details of this year's No-Till on the Plains Whirlwind tours in June.
Winter Wheat May Have More Value as Forage Than Taking It to Grain
May 4, 2023
Due to current cattle market conditions, and the price and availability of hay, Nebraska Extension Educator Aaron Berger evaluates the value of grazing or haying winter wheat this year.