Beef Cow/Calf: Forage Management

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Craig Roberts, Richard Joost, Hal Wheaton, William G. Hires, William Henning
Department of Animal Sciences

This publication will help you match a forage species and management plan to the needs of your operation. It also explains a problem that is a big challenge for many Missouri cattle producers: fescue toxicosis. If you are looking for an alternative to fescue, this publication has a long list of forages adapted to Missouri and discusses ways to renovate your pasture. A forage calendar provides a month-to-month synopsis of alfalfa management. You will also learn of recent advancements in hay storage and protection.


  • Cattle
  • Pasture grazing
  • Hay harvest
  • Storage


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