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Fertilizing Grass for Hay and Pasture
Author: Dr. Ross McKenzie, Alberta Agriculture and Food
Date Created: February 27, 2007
Last Reviewed: February 27, 2007

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An important part of efficient livestock production is ensuring there is sufficient grass for both hay and pasture. However, low soil nutrient levels often limit forage production. With good soil fertility and fertilizer management, the productivity of many hay and pasture fields can be greatly improved.