Ranchers may grow the best tasting product at the grocery store, but they are also known to grow something else…grass. Many ranchers have mastered the art of growing abundant forages to maintain their herds. There are several considerations ... READ MORE
The University of Florida has a specific team of researchers that are devoted to improving forages for Florida livestock. Bermudagrass is the most commonly planted forage species in the Southeastern US, covering at least 30 million acres. ... READ MORE
If you've ever read any of my articles about pasture establishment or maintenance then you have probably heard of Bahiagrass, Bermudagrass, and Limpograss. These three species largely dominate our planted pastures, and even some of our non-planted ... READ MORE
A: Argentine bahiagrass is a beautiful grass for home lawns and would be a good choice providing your soil pH is acidic enough. I have found most of the soil in our area is quite the opposite – most soils are alkaline.
After testing your ... READ MORE
Over the last several months, reports of stand losses and decline for both Bermuda and Bahia grass pastures and hay fields have been coming in to Extension Offices across the Southeast. Some ranchers have lost 25%-40% of their stand in certain ... READ MORE
I have observed bermudagrass leafspot/rust in several commercial hayfields of Russell Bermudagrass in Holmes County over the last few weeks. Typically this is something that is observed later in the growing season during hot, humid weather. ... READ MORE