Forage enterprise budgets are updated annually by Extension personnel to reflect recommended management practices for production on a per acre basis. Projected costs are gathered from multiple industry sources and higher than average mana…
…opasture system is similar to accepted practices for open-pasture establishment but differs in that the most productive forages in agroforestry systems must be somewhat shade tolerant. Bahia grass does best in southern and coastal portions …
…ing on the nutrition and diets of livestock.
Landon Marks, an Alabama Extension regional agent of animal science and forages, said flooding in pastures is causing issues for producers.
“We knew that we were going to have some impacts….
Dr. Leanne Dillard, an Alabama Extension forages specialist, offers the following information on hay during times of flooding.
Even if hay was not submerged in water, heavy rains will likely decrease quality of hay stored outside or on…
Members of the Animal Sciences & Forages team present monthly webinar presentations the second Wednesday of each month at 10 A.M. central time. The calendar for these webinars is shown below.
Click here to watch these webinars on th…
…ll cattle producer (table 1). Managing the cow herd to calve in 90 days or less can help with the following:
Forages. Calving can be timed to occur during peak forage availability and nutritive value.
Nutrition. A more targete…
…h ionophores impact the performance of grazing cattle depends on the quality of the forage. Cattle grazing high-quality forages showed a lesser response to ionophore inclusion. However, ionophore inclusion is advantageous no ma er the type …
General Pesticide Information, IPM-1295
Grain Sorghum, IPM-0429
Small Grains, IPM-0458
Poultry litter can be a nutritionally rich fertilizer for forages and row crops. But not all litter is created equal. Learn the benefits of litter and the factors that cause variations in nutrient content.
The poultry industry in Alabama…
University of Arizona — Dr. Bryan Carter (Africana Studies)
Dr. Maria Leite-Browning (Animal Science and Forages)
Extension Agent Mentors
Roosevelt Robinson (Montgomery, Al)
Allyson Shabel (Decatur, AL)