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. This rye and alfalfa has been eaten down to about 2/3 inches. 2. The rye cattle are currently grazing this paddock of rye and thin alfalfa. In the larger picture, you can see a few thistles clumped in the pasture. Management of thistles in a grass/legume mixture is very difficult.


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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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