Estimating pasture needs | Living the Country Life

Estimating pasture needs

A good pasture management plan will match forage growth with livestock nutritional needs. Forage amounts should be estimated by how many pounds of dry matter an animal will eat. Pastures are lush and plentiful in the spring, but you have to plan ahead for seasonal changes.

Radio interview source: Dr. Edward Rayburn, Extension Forage Agronomist, West Virginia University

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