Peace River Forage Association
Forage Facts

Recently Published Forage Facts

#112 Estimating Forage Yields Yourself
Using the hula hoop method to estimate forage yield is quick & easy

#111 How Photogenic is Your Forage?
A photo reference point procedure is described to monitor fields

#110 Locating Field Benchmarks for Monitoring
Well placed benchmarks provide insights & year to year comparisons

#109 Brix values & forage: practical uses & limitations
A handy Brix field test provides comparative values but has limits

#108 Using Livestock for Weed Management
A 7-day schedule to get started is provided

#107 Soil Water & Resiliency
Discussing the importance of soil water & AWHC

#106 Soil Quality for Resiliency
Results from soil quality comparisons from 13 pairs of sites

#105 Birdsfoot Trefoil The Pasture Legume
Sharing both producer & plot experiences with birdsfoot trefoil

#104 Nutritional Value of Thistle
Results from nutritional analysis of Canada thistle are shared

#103 Using Livestock as Weed Managers
Turning In a pilot project livestock are taught to eat Canada thistle

#102 Marvelous Microbes + Manure Make Money
Turning manure piles increases the value of the soil ammendment

#101 What's All the Fuss? Cocktail Cover Crops
Cocktail cover crop produced a nutrient rich feed late in the season

#100 Celebrating 100 Forage Facts
Over 100 forage factsheets have been circulated over 16 years