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Cattle Reproduction: Nothing To It But Do It

2019May07-13.18.25

I have heard the phrase “nothing to it but to do it” all my life. For me, it translates to “put it on your calendar and it will happen.” As the end of the spring breeding season approaches, I wanted to encourage you to go ahead and schedule pregnancy diagnosis for your spring-breeding cows and […]

Frequently Asked Questions: Incorporating Alfalfa into Bermudagrass Systems

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Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) is a perennial forage legume suited for hay, silage, or grazing management systems. The “Queen of Forages” is high yielding and produces excellent quality forage with high energy and protein. Alfalfa was once a dominant species utilized in the Southeast US. However, the harsh environment and elevated insect pressure soon eliminated […]

Alfalfa-Bermudagrass Budget

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Considering integrating alfalfa into your bermudagrass system but aren’t sure if it will all add up?  Check out this Extension budget tool developed by Chris Prevatt which estimates the costs of establishment, growing and grazing alfalfa-bermudgrass. This Extension tool has been developed as part of a multi-state research and Extension project funded through the 2017 […]

Alfalfa in the Deep South: Three things to do by Spring

April 20 (27)

Right now is the opportune time to implement management plans that can impact the entire Alfalfa growing season. Taking the time to get out in your field and making informed decisions can help in regards to fertility needs and pest control. Below are three things to do by spring! 1) Fertilize for Stands to Survive […]

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