Resources for Pasture & Forage - Animal Agriculture

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Tests Available for Measuring Forage Quality May 1, 2009 404-124
The Basics of Forage Testing May 1, 2009 404-300
Nutritional Supplementation for Horses on Pasture in Virginia May 1, 2009 406-477
Virginia's Horse Pastures: Grazing Management May 1, 2009 418-101
Virginia's Horse Pastures: Forage Species for Horse Pastures May 1, 2009 418-102
Virginia's Horse Pastures: Forage Establishment May 1, 2009 418-103
Virginia's Horse Pastures: Renovating Old Pastures May 1, 2009 418-104
Maintaining Healthy Horse Pastures May 1, 2009 418-105
Calibrating Forage Seeding Equipment Dec 10, 2009 418-121
Herbage Quality, Biomass, and Animal Performance of Cattle Grazing. Part I: Forage Biomass, Botanical Composition, and Nutritive Values Nov 19, 2009 418-151
Herbage Quality, Biomass, and Animal Performance of Cattle Grazing. Part II: Animal Performance Nov 19, 2009 418-152
Planning Fencing Systems For Controlled Grazing May 1, 2009 442-130
Management Tips for Round Bale Hay Harvesting, Moving, and Storage
Hay production and feeding is one of the most expensive components of forage-livestock systems. Specific management practices are necessary to maintain hay quality and minimize hay loss during harvest, transportation and storage of large round bales.
Oct 9, 2014 442-454 (BSE-173P)
Large Round Bale Safety
This Extension publication covers the safety aspects of equipment used in large round bale packages such as: balers, front-end loaders, bale handling and transport devices. The key to safe and efficient systems for handling large round bales is an operator who knows the hazards involved and who follows safety practices that can prevent accidents. Operators must be constantly alert for situations that may cause injuries to themselves or others. Besides pain and suffering, accidents contribute to higher costs in terms of unnecessary downtime or costly machine repairs. Alertness and safety consciousness can result in more efficient and profitable baling and handling.
Oct 13, 2014 442-455 (BSE-172P)
Soil Test Note No.3 - Liming and Fertilization of Cool-Season Forage Crops Aug 28, 2012 452-703 (CSES-16P)
Options for Clearing Land: Pasture Establishment for Horses May 1, 2009 465-341
Tapping the Horse Hay Market
Many horse managers have a keen eye for hay quality, but their buying habits may seem fickle because they need forages to fit an array of unique preferences and animal performance requirements.
Jan 9, 2017 ANR-241NP
Good Production Practices: Name That Feed
To demonstrate the importance of properly labeling feeds.
Oct 28, 2015 APSC-98P
Previniendo accidentes de trabajadores rurales ligados al manejo de silajes Jul 24, 2017 DASC-102s
Preventing silage-related injuries and fatalitites among farm workers Jul 25, 2017 DASC-103NP
Pesticide Applicator Manuals Nov 17, 2011 VTTP-2