Pasture and Forage Minute: Controlling Cedar Trees, Net Wrap Health Concerns
December 14, 2022
In this installment of Pasture and Forage Minute, extension educators review the most effective strategies for controlling Eastern red cedar trees, and managing net wrap and twine issues for livestock.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Management Strategies for Prescribed Burning, Grass Tetany and Winter Annual Weeds
April 5, 2022
Extension educators share tips on successful prescribed burning this spring, mineral supplements to prevent grass tetany and how to boost the first cutting of alfalfa.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Preparing Alfalfa for Snow, Controlling Eastern Red Cedar Trees
December 13, 2021
Extension educators discuss the importance of snow cover to alfalfa and how to prepare your fields for Mother Nature's insulation, and using prescribed burning to control Eastern red cedar trees in Nebraska.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Grazing Small Grains and Prescribed Burning
March 31, 2021
With the onset of April, Extension experts stress the need for preparing and finalizing your forage grazing and prescribed burning plans.
Prescribed Burn School Jan. 18 at Osceola
January 9, 2019
The benefits of using fire to manage grassland and how to conduct a predictable, controlled burn in an open field setting will be the focus of the Prescribed Burn School.
Use Care When Burning Grasslands
March 22, 2017
Prescribed burning CRP or pasture can improve stands, prepare them for interseeding, control weeds and trees, enhance wildlife habitat, and improve forage quality, but it must be done safely. The best time is from mid-April to early May when warm season grasses are just starting to grow.