Start Date

26-2-1987 2:30 PM

Description

Objective

  1. The pure alfalfa stand would not be damaged during the grazing period.
  2. For steers - animal performance while on the alfalfa was more important than pounds of beef produced per acre.
  3. For cow/calf - animal density high enough to remove green leaf area in maximum of 5 days.
  4. Initiate the demonstration with a minimal out-of-pocket cost for fence, water system, etc.
  5. Minimize the occurrence of bloat where possible.

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Feb 26th, 2:30 PM

Grazing Options in Alfalfa Utilization

Objective

  1. The pure alfalfa stand would not be damaged during the grazing period.
  2. For steers - animal performance while on the alfalfa was more important than pounds of beef produced per acre.
  3. For cow/calf - animal density high enough to remove green leaf area in maximum of 5 days.
  4. Initiate the demonstration with a minimal out-of-pocket cost for fence, water system, etc.
  5. Minimize the occurrence of bloat where possible.