What everyone should know about soil nutrients, fertilizers, and plant growth. Get a quick rundown of soil nutrients, fertilizers, soil testing, and other important information related to plant growth.
How to Reclaim Hay Feeding Areas
Wet conditions this winter affected hay feeding areas. Even well-designed feeding pads could have significant damage where animals enter and leave, creating perfect growing conditions for summer annual weeds. While these areas may look rough now, you can improve them.
How to Control Weeds
Managing weeds requires multiple strategies and planned effort. It may require changing management practices. Here are some ideas for getting a handle on weeds.
Think Ahead About Winter Hay Needs
Now is the time to think about your horses' winter hay needs. Calculate how much hay your horse needs to get through winter.
Important Hay and Pasture Information
Better pasture and hay production means less purchased feed (more money in your pocket). Well-maintained pastures also protect natural resources.
Read about the forage crop experiences of two Oldham County farmers. For more forage information, see the Grain & Forage Crop Guide.