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Forage and pasture crops a handbook of information about the grasses and legumes grown for forage in the United States. by Wheeler, William Archie

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Published by Van Nostrand in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Forage plants -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsSB208.U5 W5
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 752 p. :
Number of Pages752
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6070936M
LC Control Number50009881

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Forage and Pasture Plant Identification Sid Bosworth Extension Forage Agronomist University of Vermont Extension. References for Identifying Pasture Plants Websites for Pasture Plant Identification: From The University of Vermont: Identification Guide for Forage Legumes Grown in the Northeast. AU Merit is ideal for grazing, hay, and cover crops. It is a proven producer of enormous amounts of forage that is ready 15 days earlier than most other cultivars. It is also a massive nitrogen producer and perfect for supporting pollinators and wildlife. Assists livestock producers in using forage analysis as a management tool to improve livestock nutrition. Explains the information commonly found in most laboratory forage reports: feed, protein, carbohydrates, fat, energy, ash, minerals, pH, nitrates, RFV, and RFQ. Forage crops and pastures provide the bedrock to sustainable agriculture. Defined as the edible parts of plants, other than separated grain, that provide feed for grazing animals or that can be harvested for feeding (Allen et al. ), forages play an important role in Nebraska’s beef cattle industry while also enhancing crop diversity, wildlife habitat, and soil ecosystem services.