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Care and Establishment of Pasture

It is important to establish and maintain a strong stand of forages regardless of the grazing patterns.  Pastures with poor forage stands are more susceptible to erosion, livestock damage, or weed invasion.  A thick, healthy pasture is not only pleasing to the eye, it also allows livestock to more efficiently and utilize the forage.  For more information follow the link above this paragraph.

Rotational Stocking System

Grazing methods are also very important to maintain a productive pasture and keep average daily gains up on livestock.  For information on developing and maintaining rotational stocking systems, as well as tours of established rotational stocking systems, please follow the link above this paragraph.


For more forage information contact Dr. Keith Johnson: johnsonk@purdue.edu

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