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Economics of Pasture Replacement
Author: Lorne Erickson
Date Created: February 27, 2007
Last Reviewed: January 29, 2007

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Deciding to replace a pasture and re-establish perennial forage is costly, but probably justified where production potential is great enough to offset the investment. Reduced tillage methods by sod-seeding annual crops before direct seeding a new pasture can provide savings compared with conventional plowing or discing methods.