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Foxtail Barley

Foxtail barley (Hordeum jubatum) receives its common name from its unique bushy inflorescence, or flower, which is similar in shape to the tail of a fox. 1,249 more words

The Sunflower State

Ruminant Pursuits (Cud 1 of 2)

Eager they trudge from the stifling shed,
at dawn the hoofed herd pure bred,
mothers and calves together they tread,
grunting and nudging by a doyenne they’re led. 37 more words

Fascinating Nature

Grazing Systems Planning Guide

Is the thought of planning a rotational or management-intensive grazing system daunting to you? If you are new to the concept, you will probably appreciate this free guide from the University of Minnesota Extension Service— 257 more words

The Farm

Parts of a Grass Plant: A Glossary

How well do you know your grass anatomy? You can probably identify a blade, a root, and maybe even an awn (ouch!), but how about a culm, a rachilla, or a panicle? 508 more words

The Sunflower State

Today's Fragrance: The Door

“I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.” — John_10:9… 366 more words

Today's Fragrance

Fire!: The Benefits of Controlled Burning

There is a surprising enemy of the native grass pastures and that is: Trees! More specifically the Red Cedar, Osage Orange (Hedge Apple), and Locust trees.  286 more words

Controlled Burn

Mother’s Jewels

As a glad goodbye to the sweltering sun the dusty heated village bade,
a gentle breeze came waving by a rousing promise of respite it made. 82 more words

A Sliver Of Life