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Converting pastures to native warm season grasses: forage for drought in Bedford county
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2020)
Warm season grasses are most productive during summer months and have the potential to fill a large forage production gap in the southeastern US, known as the "summer slump." Native warm season grasses are well adapted to ...
Creating silvopastures – Some considerations when planting trees into pastures
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017)
Silvopastures — integrated tree-forage-livestock production systems — have the potential to boost farm resource use and income. These systems take advantage of the beneficial interactions among system components, add ...
Creating Silvopastures: Some Considerations When Thinning Existing Timber Stands
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-09-30)
Discusses the concept of silvopastures, the inclusion of trees with forage and livestock production in a rotational grazing system. This system can improve forage production, animal comfort, increase farm resource use ...