Preparing for Cool-season Cover Crops

Preparing for Cool-season Cover Crops

Cheryl Mackowiak, UF/IFAS (Soil fertility/water quality) & Ann Blount, UF/IFAS (Forage breeding/genetics) Now is the time to purchase your cool-season cover crop seed! Cover crops are used to protect bare soil over the winter months and for grazing in planted...
The Economics of Grazing Cool-Season Annual Forages

The Economics of Grazing Cool-Season Annual Forages

Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Livestock Economist, Jose Dubeux, Joao Vendramini, and Marcelo Wallau, UF/IFAS Forage Specialists Producers throughout the Southeast feed hay and other stored feedstuffs during the fall, winter, and early spring due to limited forage...
UGA Forage Pest Alert for Armyworms & Stem Maggots

UGA Forage Pest Alert for Armyworms & Stem Maggots

Dennis Hancock, UGA Forage Extension Specialist BE ON THE LOOKOUT! Fall Armyworms and Bermudagrass Stem Maggot have been spotted at treatable levels in fertilized pastures and hayfields in Central & Southern Georgia! (Editor’s note:  These pests generally...
Friday Double Feature:  Baleage Production & Baleage Tips

Friday Double Feature: Baleage Production & Baleage Tips

This week’s featured videos were produced by Massey Ferguson as part of their Cut Above Series with recommendations for improving forage quality at harvest.  In episodes 3.1 and 3.2, Jennifer Tucker, UGA Beef & Forage Specialist and Taylor Hendricks, UGA...