Pasture Walk

Pulaski County, Kentucky


A look at grazing small grains, legume/small grain mixes, and corn.


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March 24, 2003

April 1, 2003

April 15, 2003

May 4 and 8, 2003

June 6, 2003

August 11, 2003

November, 2003

1. Thistle in annual rye sprayed with 1 qt 2-4, D per acre on April 14, 2003. 2. Oats and turnips seeded March 12, 2003 in a very thin eight-year-old alfalfa stand.


3. Red clover frost seeded early March in "tromped-down" fescue sod (among the rocks). 4. Two-year-old frost seeded alfalfa stand in four-year-old Eastern Gamagrass stand.


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About the Pasture Walk

This Pasture Walk was organized by Keenan Turner, Pulaski County Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent. The Pasture Walk involves visiting a farm and meeting with a farmer who is trying to maximize grazing and reduce the need for baling hay. Some of these practices are unconventional and some have not worked. This page is not a comprehensive overview of the trials and errors. It is merely an introduction into the topic. If you have questions regarding the Pasture Walk, please call or write Keenan Turner.

Contact Keenan Turner


Keenan Turner

County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources

Pulaski County Office
(28 Parkway Dr.)
P.O. Box 720
Somerset, KY 42502-0720
Phone: (606) 679-6361  

Fax: (606) 679-6271

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