Area Farmer Looking to Extend Cattle Grazing Season

A Christian county farmer is looking for new ways to extend grazing on pastures for beef cattle. David Fourqurean says he has planted a test plot of sorghum-sudangrass to supplement pastures of fescue and orchardgrass and allow cattle to have a longer grazing season.

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Fourqurean adds that the sorghum-sudangrass will also work to dilute the endophyte that is found in fescue and can be harmful to cattle.

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For more information on sorghum-sudangrass, contact your local extension office.

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