Gary Bates, Professor and Director, University of Tennessee Beef and Forage Center
Recent Stories by Gary Bates, Professor and Director, University of Tennessee Beef and Forage Center
Would the world be better off if livestock production was reduced or eliminated? Do we have any information to defend and support beef production? Let’s look at a few of the issues.
It is important for everyone to take stock in the hay that they currently have, and forage test every cutting and/or load.
A drought during the summer will always be a threat.
One of the most important practices that any forage producer can incorporate into their program is adding legumes to grass pastures and hayfields.
Here are a couple of examples of choices you may make over the next few months that can dramatically affect your forage future.
Most of these grasses developed in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world, and have several characteristics that give them an advantage over cool-season grasses during the summer.