Tag: hay

Farm Scoop – October 2014

Webinar — Using Cover Crop Mixtures to Achieve Multiple Goals on the Farm During this webinar, a team of researchers at Penn State University will discuss the use of cover crop “cocktails” or mixtures to achieve weed suppression, nitrogen scavenging, nitrogen provisioning, and attracting beneficial insects and pollinators. Results from a study of winter cover crops […]

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Farm Scoop – July 2014

Is Endophyte a Concern for Maine Livestock Producers? This spring a few beef producers contacted UMaine Extension concerned that Endophyte infected fescue or perennial ryegrass may be adversely affecting their pregnant cattle. In other states Endophyte (fungus) infected pastures can cause abortions and/or poor weight gains in cattle and other livestock that graze these grasses. […]

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