Tuesday, May 12, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – First-cutting of hay from fescue fields fizzled after a promising start, say University of Missouri forage specialists.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri Dairy Grazing Conference provides insights and in-depth help on turning grass into green dollars with regular milk checks.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – “Now is the time to kill toxic tall fescue,” says Craig Roberts, forage specialist.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – April showers that drive corn farmers crazy make better grass, and hay, for livestock farmers.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – “Not much crop planting in the week ahead,” said Pat Guinan, University of Missouri Extension climatologist. “Unsettled wet weather is expected to continue.”
Tuesday, March 31, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – Scout alfalfa now for alfalfa weevils, says a University of Missouri Extension entomologist. Weevil larvae defoliate plants and reduce the quality and quantity of hay.
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Monday, March 2, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – Renovate hay fields first when replacing toxic fescue with new novel endophyte varieties.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – Good beef prices give herd owners a chance to upgrade pastures to remove toxic fescue.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014COLUMBIA, Mo.–Is pasture insurance right for your farm? The answer could be yes, no or maybe.
Thursday, August 9, 2012ALBANY, Mo. – Fertility needs following a drought, safely stretching forage supplies and improving soils and boosting yields are a few of the topics farmers can learn about at Hundley Whaley Research Center’s annual Field Day Aug. 29, 2012.
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Friday, August 3, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers are reporting that in spite of prolonged drought and hot temperatures their soybean plants appear amazingly green for this time of year.
Browse these University of Missouri websites:
- EC921, Alfalfa Analyst
- G1955, Large Round Bales: Management
- G2360, Forages for Swine
- G3151, Using a Microwave Oven to Determine Moisture in Forages
- G4510, Crownvetch
- G4511, Orchardgrass
- G4515, Annual Lespedeza
- G4550, Alfalfa
- G4555, Managing Manure on Alfalfa Hay
- G4563, Grasshopper Control in Missouri Forage Crops and Pastures
- G4569, Blister Beetle Management in Alfalfa
- G4575, Making and Storing Quality Hay
- G4591, Estimating Silage Value to the Crop Producer
- G4610, The Bluegrasses
- G4620, Bermudagrass
- G4638, Red Clover
- G4639, White, Ladino and Sweet Clover
- G4640, Birdsfoot Trefoil
- G4642, Establishing Birdsfoot Trefoil in Bluegrass Sod
- G4646, Tall Fescue
- G4649, Reed Canarygrass, Ryegrass, and Garrison Creeping Foxtail
- G4650, Establishing Forages
- G4651, Renovating Grass Sods With Legumes
- G4652, Seeding Rates, Dates and Depths for Common Missouri Forages
- G4661, Warm-Season Annual Forage Crops
- G4669, Tall Fescue Toxicosis
- G4670, Seed Production of Tall Fescue and Other Cool-Season Grasses
- G4671, Eastern Gamagrass
- G4672, Smooth Bromegrass
- G4673, Big Bluestem, Indiangrass and Switchgrass
- G4674, Caucasian Bluestem
- M157, Missouri Grazing Manual
- MX75, Alfalfa — The High Quality Hay for Horses
- MX340, Clover Diseases I
- MX341, Clover Diseases II
- NCR547, Alfalfa Management Guide
- NRAES59, Forage Moisture Determination
- PS8, Common Forage Legume Insects
- PS107, Alfalfa Diseases I
- PS108, Alfalfa Diseases II
You may be interested in these related publications:
- AGW1003, Missouri's Ultimate Feed Alternative: Ammoniated Tall Fescue
- AGW1006, Hurry Up and Wait: Replanting Decisions for Pastures During Drought
- AGW1017, Drought-Related Issues in Forage, Silage and Baleage
- CB1, Agriculture Guide Book
- CB4, Binder of MU Agricultural Guides G2000 - G5999
- F248, Soil Nutrient Deficiencies and Toxicities Poster
- G1250, Large Round Balers
- G1696, Water Source Development for Forage Irrigation Systems
- G1697, Forage Crop Irrigation Systems and Economics
- G1957, Large Round Bales: Safety
- G2059, Wheat Silage for Beef Cattle
- G2061, Corn Silage for Beef Cattle
- G3150, Forages for Cattle: New Methods of Determining Energy Content and Evaluating Heat Damage
- G3161, Using NDF and ADF to Balance Diets
- G4262, Protecting Cotton Seedlings from Blowing Sand with Winter Cover Crops
- G4570, Reducing Losses when Feeding Hay to Beef Cattle
- G4590, Corn Silage
- G4875, Control of Perennial Broadleaf Weeds in Missouri Field Crops
- G7115, Managing the Armyworm Complex in Missouri Field Crops
- G9131, Sampling Plant Tissue and Soil for Analysis
- IPM1016, Crop Nutrient Deficiencies and Toxicities
- M168, Dairy Grazing Manual
- M169, A Guide to the Common Forages and Weeds of Pastures
- M181, Dairy Grazing: Selecting the Right Forage
- M182, Dairy Grazing: Growth of Pasture Plants
- M183, Dairy Grazing: Pasture Establishment
- MP581, Weed and Brush Control Guide for Forages, Pastures and Noncropland
- NRAES99, Silage: Field to Feedbunk