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Native Warm-Season Grasses as Forage in Mississippi: Establishment

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Publication Number: P2830
View as PDF: P2830.pdf

 Patience, extensive planning, attention to detail, and conscientious management are required in order to successfully establish Native Warm-Season Grases (NWSG) on your property. However, if conducted properly, the practices and techniques outlined in the PDF above can enable you to provide low-input, drought-tolerant, highly productive forage for your livestock and great nesting and broodrearing habitat for numerous wildlife species. 

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Portrait of Dr. Brett Rushing
Asst Ext/Res Prf & Int Fac Cr
Native grasses, forages, grazing management, conservation crops, biofuel crops
Portrait of Dr. Rocky Lemus
Extension/Research Professor
Grazing Systems, hay production, forage fertility, forage quality and utilization, alfalfa productio

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