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Repairing drought damaged pastures

October 2, 2012

Drought damaged pasture

Professor John Jennings, with the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, writes “Many fescue fields have been severely damaged by the drought giving producers an unplanned opportunity for pasture renovation. Producers have options and should consider each one carefully. Options include 1) doing nothing and allowing volunteer seed to fill in the stand, 2) overseeding more fescue seed, 3) overseeding clover, and 4) converting the existing KY-31 toxic endophyte fescue to novel endophyte nontoxic fescue or other forage species.”  Read more …  

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