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Saturday, January 16 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
The Pasture Toolbox: What Should You Expect From Your Forages, and What Should They Expect of You?

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Farmers are often frustrated by low hay yields, slow recovery after harvest, poor plant persistence, low plant palatability, and invasion of undesirable pasture plants.  The root of the problem is often a lack of understanding about the characteristics of the plants in their pasture, how they respond to management, and how to manage them optimally.  In this interactive session, we will discuss the agronomic characteristics of a wide range of forage species including: birdsfoot trefoil, alfalfa, red clover, kura clover, white clover, perennial ryegrass, meadow fescue, reed canary grass, Italian ryegrass, smooth bromegrass, orchardgrass, Kentucky bluegrass, and more.  Presented by UVM Agronomist Dan Hudson.

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Dan Hudson

Agronomist, UVM Extension
Daniel Hudson serves the Northeast Kingdom and Connecticut Watershed as an agronomist and nutrient management specialist for University of Vermont Extension and is available statewide and regionally as needed. Daniel's work focuses on improving farm profitability and overall sustainability... Read More →


Saturday January 16, 2016 1:15pm - 2:30pm
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