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Pasture management

The success of a sheep or goat operation usually depends upon the ability to use both pasture and harvested forages for feedstuffs. Sheep are more efficient at utilizing pasture than cattle. On this page, pasture links are arranged alphabetically according to subject category: pasture economics, establishment, fertility, general information, management, organic, renovation, rangelands, and stockpiling forages.

Economics

Cost considerations for pasture reseeding - Ontario, Canada
Determining pasture rental rates - North Dakota State University
[PDF] Determining pasture rents - South Dakota State University
[PDF] Economic rent for pasture - Iowa State University
[PDF] Estimated costs of pasture and hay production - Iowa State
[PDF] Guidelines for estimating pasture production costs - Manitoba
Pasture development costs - Saskatchewan, Canada
[PDF] Pasture establishment: projected budgets for 2010 - Missouri
Pasture establishment/renovation economics - Ohio Sheep Team
Pasture lease agreements - Ontario, Canada
[PDF] Pasture rental arrangements for your farm - Kansas State
[PDF] Sample pasture lease agreement - Ohio State

Establishment

Cover crops in pasture establishments - Queensland, Australia
[PDF] Eight steps to successful perennial pasture establishment
Establishing pastures: the seedbed - Ontario, Canada
Establishing pastures: seeding rates - Ontario, Canada
Establishing pastures: types of mixtures - Ontario, Canada
Goat pasture seeding recommendations - Ontario, Canada
[PDF] Guidelines for pasture establishment - Miss. State Univ.
[PPT] Pasture establishment and renovation - Wash State Univ.
[PDF] Planting native grasses - Wildlife Management
[PDF] Non-irrigated pasture establishment and maintenance - Utah
[PDF] Steps to establish and maintain legume-grass pastures
[PDF] Using warm season grasses for Ozark pastures

Fertility

[PDF] Don't forget the lime - Wool Pro NZ
Fall pasture fertility management after a dry summer - Ontario, Canada
Fertility management of meadows - Ohio State University
[PDF] Forage legumes and nitrogen production - Oklahoma State
[PDF] Interseeding legumes in pastures can offset...- Univ. Missouri
[PDF] Liming pastures - Nova Scotia Ag College
[PDF] Managing variation in pasture fertility - Oklahoma St Univ.
[WORD] Nitrogen fertilizer on grass pastures - Iowa State
[PDF] Nitrogen sources for pasture and hay - University of Tennessee
[PDF] Optimal nitrogen application rates for stockpiling fescue...
Pasture Fertility Internet In-Service Training @ Clemson University
Pasture improvement: fertilizing pastures - Ontario, Canada
[PDF] Sampling pastures for nutritive analysis - WV University
[PDF] Soil acidity, lime, and pasture growth - NZ
[PDF] Soil pH and pasture productivity - Oregon State
[PDF] Spring liming: a good option for pasture
Top 10 liming questions - Noble Foundation

General information

[PDF] How pasture plants grow - Iowa State University
Maritime Pasture Manual recently added
Pasture FAQs - by Ron Florence
Pasture information @ Montana State University
Pastures in Georgia
Pasture management and grazing @ University of Wisconsin
Types of pastures - Ontario, Canada

Management / maintenance

Developing a pasture management program - Ohio State University
[PDF] A guide to managing pasture water - Iowa State University
Increased profit from pasture management - UMass
[PDF] Managing annual winter grasses in Texas
[PDF] Managing pastures for a year-round forage supply - Univ. Minn.
Managing pastures for sheep: Sheep 201 by Susan Schoenian
[PDF] Managing Virginia's steep pastures
[PDF] Maintaining permanent pastures for livestock - University of Maryland
[PDF] Pasture management - Livestock & Land
[PDF] Pasture management for beginners - University of Idaho
Pasture management for small landowners in W. Washington
Pasture management on small farms - eXtension
Pasture management through the season - University of Vermont
Pastures: sustainable management - ATTRA | PDF
[PDF] Permanent pastures for Delaware
Profitable pasture management - McGill University
Purdue Pasture Management
Tips for pasture management - Montana State University

Organic

Forage and pasture management info for organic ... - Purdue University
[PDF] Mixed pastures for organic livestock and cropping systems - NZ
[PDF] Organic farming: perennial pasture management - Vict. Australia
[PDF] Organic pasture management - Extension Central
[PDF] Pastures: going organic - ATTRA
[PDF] The role of organic pasture in animal welfare

Poisonous plants

Go to Poisonous plants page

Renovation / improvement

Frost and walk-in clover seedings - West Virginia University
Improving pastures by renovation - Purdue University
[PDF] Improving pastures in Michigan by frost seeding
Improving pasture with frost seeding - Ohio State University
[PDF] Interseeding and no-till pasture renovation - Iowa State
[PDF] Pasture and hayland renovation... - Wash State University
Pasture improvement: choosing the improvement technique
Pasture improvement: frost seeding - Ontario, Canada
[PDF] Pasture renovation - University of Delaware
Pasture renovation basics - LifeStyle Block NZ
[PDF] Pasture renovation guide - University of Maryland
[PDF] Pasture renovation practices for Eastern Kansas
Renovating grass sods with legumes - University of Missouri
[PDF] Renovating hay and pasture fields - University of Kentucky
Renovation: plant clovers in grass pastures - University of Tennessee

Rangelands

National Range and Pasture Handbook - NRCS
Range - British Columbia, Canada | Fact sheets and publications
Range improvements and management @ UC Davis
Rangelands @ U.S.Forest Service

Stockpiling forages

Agronomic management of stockpiled pastures - Alberta, Canada
Effect of stockpiled grazing in fall on forage production... - Ont. Canada
[PDF] Extending the grazing season: stockpiled tall fescue - Miss. St. Univ.
Lamb performance on two stockpiling systems - Ontario, Canada
[PDF] Optimal N application rates for stockpiling... - Univ. Kentucky
Performance of four grass species in stockpiling systems - Ont. Canada
[PDF] Review: grazing stockpiled bermudagrass... - Amer. Soc. Anim. Sci
[PDF] Stockpiling bermudagrass for fall grazing - University of Georgia
[PDF] Stockpiled forages: a way to extend the grazing season - Iowa St.
[PDF] Stockpiling for fall and winter pasture - University of Kentucky
[PDF] Stockpiling fescue for fall and winter grazing - University Georgia
[PDF] Stockpiling pasture: Grazier's Notebook - University of Wisconsin
Stockpiling tall fescue for winter grazing - Ohio State
[PDF] Stockpiling tall fescue for winter use - Kansas State University


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