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Perennial Forages

Sanfoin for Western Canada

Report

A resource for management and the economics of using sainfoin.

Regenerative Agriculture & Cover Crops

Evaluation of Annual Cover Crops for Grazing Purposes

Article

An article from the Western Central Forage Association (WCFA).

Polycropping Principals

Article

An article by Northstar Seed.

Forage Production & Management

Extended Grazing

Resource

An article from the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC). Methods to extend the grazing season, including stockpiled perennial forages, use of annual forages, crop residues, and bale feeding in-field.

Effect of Perennial Forage System on Forage Characteristics, Cow Performance and System Economics

Fact Sheet

Prepared by the Western Beef Development Centre (WBDC).

Alfalfa Stand Assessment

Article

Is this stand good enough to keep? How to evaluate older alfalfa stands and after winterkill.

Winter Swath Grazing

Article

An article from Saskatchewan Agriculture. Planning for winter swath grazing, including crop selection and management considerations.

Nitrate Poisoning and Feeding Nitrate Feeds to Livestock

Article

AGRI-FACTS (Alberta Food and Rural Development).

Frost Seeding — A Cheap Alternative

Resource

An article from the Foothills Forage and Grazing Association.

Managing Salinity with Forages

Article

An article by Northstar Seed.

Fertility Needs for Forage Production

Article

An article by Northstar Seed.

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