Gary Bates, Professor and Director, University of Tennessee Beef and Forage Center
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Another component of this cycle occurs during the summer season. It is the emergence of warm-season weeds.
A drought during the summer will always be a threat.
Forage production is relatively straightforward, with several simple things you should look at over the next few months to become very productive and efficient.
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.