Burning away fescue ergovaline

Burning away fescue ergovaline

Josh Zeltwanger

Hay and Forage Grower

Missouri researchers are using fire as a means to suppress tall fescue seedheads. Across the United States, livestock experience summer heat and the challenges it poses. During the summer, cow-calf and stocker operations in Missouri and much of the southeast United States see a sharp drop in cattle performance, including lower conception rates and average daily gains.

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