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Alberta Forage Manual
The Alberta Forage Manual (2nd Edition) offers producers comprehensive information on a range of forage topics: adaptation, legumes and grasses, annuals, mixtures, establishment, fertility, pasture management, harvesting and rejuvenation. Sections explore pest insect and disease problems in forage crops, helping producers diagnose damage. Detailed descriptions of forage species and their growth habits help producers plan their forage management programs.
- Alberta Range Plants and Their Classification
- Using the Animal Unit Month (AUM) Effectively
- Improving Pasture Productivity
- Pasture Pipeline Design
- The importance of precalculating pasture days
- Winter cereals for pasture
- Agronomic management of swath grazed pastures
- Grazing and range management
- Grazing Tame Pastures Effectively
- Provincial grazing reserves
- Swath Grazing in Western Canada: an Introduction
- Red Clover Seed Production in Alberta
- Perennial Ryegrass Seed Production in Western Canada
- Timothy Seed Production in Western Canada
- Tall Fescue Seed Production in Western Canada
- Silage Varieties for Alberta
- Forage seed marketing
- Marketing compressed hay
- Marketing creeping red fescue
- Turf and forage seed trade companies active in the Peace Region
- Feeding Legumes to Cattle
- Utilizing Cereals for Livestock Feed
- Match Forage Supplies to Livestock needs (online calculator)
Seeding and harvesting
- Applying Manure on Perennial Forage
- Fertilizer Requirements of Irrigated Alfalfa
- Fertilizing Grass for Hay and Pasture
- Soil and Nutrient Management of Alfalfa
- Soil fertility
- Forage storage
- Grain storage and drying
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