Pasture and Forage Minute: Winter Survival in Alfalfa, Fertilizing Cool-Season Grass
March 16, 2023
Tips on choosing winter survival traits in alfalfa without compromising yield, and timing and application rates for fertilizing cool-season grass pastures.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Increasing Alfalfa Productivity with Grass Mixtures, Spring Weed Control
March 9, 2023
Interseeding cool-season perennial grasses into alfalfa and applying herbicides in early spring are reliable methods of improving alfalfa production and health this growing season.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Legume Frost Seeding, Spring Planting Alfalfa
March 2, 2023
Extension educators share techniques for finding success while frost seeding legumes in pastures and establishing new alfalfa stands this growing season.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Understanding TDN Values, Planning Summer Grazing
February 21, 2023
A review of the impact of TDN values in hay tests, and considerations for spring and summer forage plans following the severe drought conditions and heavy grazing experienced in 2022.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Avoiding Tetany, Nitrate Issues, Calculating Pasture Rental Rates
February 7, 2023
Extension educators review the importance of testing winter hay and monitoring animals for tetany and nitrate poisoning, and factors to consider while calculating pasture lease rates.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Understanding ADF and NDF, Hay Quality After Calving
February 16, 2023
The series on hay test readings continues with a review of ADF and NDF; reviewing the importance of feeding high quality hay after calving is done.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Grazing with Snow Cover, Forage Inventory
January 31, 2023
Insights on the importance of snow cover for pastures and its impacts on livestock, and taking inventory of feed resources for the remainder of winter.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Planning Spring Annual Forages, More on Deciphering Hay Tests
January 31, 2023
Extension educators review considerations for spring annual forages in Nebraska, and analyze RFV and RFQ estimates in hay tests.