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Virginia Cattle Company Sale at Radiant 28 January 2020

Posted by on January 28, 2020 in Blog, Featured, News & Announcements | 0 comments

 

Virginia Cattle Company 28 January 2020

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Fauquier Education Farm 2020 Workshop Series RESCHEDULED

Posted by on January 23, 2020 in Featured, News & Announcements | 0 comments

Fauquier Education Farm 2020 Workshop Series has been rescheduled to this Saturday, the 22nd at Fauquier High School

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Managing stockpiled fescue: Are all the questions answered?

Posted by on November 22, 2019 in Blog, News & Announcements | 0 comments

 

Tall fescue is a mainstay of the American beef cattle industry. It grows on about 35 million acres of pastureland in the eastern U.S. University recommendations in the Mid-Atlantic region generally suggest applying 60 to 80 pounds of nitrogen in late summer (end of August) to stimulate forage growth with the onset of cooler weather in the fall.

Recommendations are to defer grazing once fertilized on a portion of pasture acreage to accumulate enough forage for grazing in the winter months. The recommendations are set, so there is no need to look further … or is there?