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Forage Information

cow on rangeThe Kansas livestock industry depends on land across the state to feed a variety of grazing livestock including beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, goats, and horses. Pastures, alfalfa, silage, and cereal grains are just some of the forage utilized in Kansas. Below is the full publication of the Forage Facts Notebook and the individual publications in the notebook.

New in 2016!

Grazing Management: Toxic Plants

Midwest Cover Crops Council – Cover Crop Decision Tool – Now updated to include information specific to Kansas

Other Forage publications from K-State Research and Extension


K-State Forage Facts Notebook

Grasses/Legumes Management Diseases Supplemental Publications

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Dr. Dale Blasi
Stocker Nutrition and Management

Dr. Sandy Johnson
Northwest Area Livestock Specialist