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SPES-6

Authors as Published

John Fike, Associate Professor, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences and Extension Forage Specialist

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Tall fescue is the predominant forage in Virginia pastures. However, it contains toxins that cause serious animal performance and farm economic issues. Several management strategies can be used to mitigate fescue toxicosis issues. This publication addresses several management issues from a forage perspective.


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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

May 9, 2018