Pasture Walk

Pulaski County, Kentucky

 

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

 

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April 7, 2004

May 3, 2004

June 7, 2004

July 5, 2004

 
     
 

1. Two-year old eastern gamagrass.

 

 

2. Wheat drilled into alfalfa.

 

3. Wheat drilled into alfalfa.

 

 

4. Cattle water crossing.

 

5. Stockpiled fescue. Applied 150 lbs ammonium nitrate/acre in August, 2003 and stripped grazed in January, 2004. Applied 200 lbs 5-20-20 fertilizer/acre plus 6 lbs red clover seed/acre in mid-March, 2004 (frost seeded).

 

 

 

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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

kturner@uky.edu

 

 

 

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Last Updated: 07/16/04.