Grazing of Oat Pastures


Oat pastures have increase in popularity in recent years as one way to reduce problems from drought. Oat pastures can be long lasting and productive, but also disappointing at times. While we don’t know all we need to know, here …

Ragweed in Pastures

For the past couple of years, ragweed growth has exploded in pastures. This has happened because of the timely spring rains that encouraged germination and seedling growth followed by sunny dry falls that helped seed development.

There are two types …

Diagnosing the Cause of Yellow Alfalfa

Recently, Nebraska extension offices have been receiving yellowish alfalfa from growers fields. When agents and growers discussed the growing conditions and cultural practices between each case, the common factors were discovered within the field.

Common Factors

  • The alfalfa was planted