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A well-managed grazing program can benefit producers, livestock and the environment. Specialists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will discuss good grazing management practices during the West Region Grazing Field Day Saturday, May 10 in Monroe County.

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While the winter may have wreaked havoc on many desirable plants, it did little to affect crabgrass, the most common weed in Kentucky lawns.

“Crabgrass is an annual weed that outcompetes desirable grasses and then dies in the fall, leaving bare spots in yards for winter weeds to fill in,” said Gregg Munshaw, extension turf specialist in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. “The cycle keeps repeating itself until the turf stand gets poorer and poorer.”

It's time for the faculty, staff and students to share their love for and experiences in the college.

Wheat growers making split nitrogen applications may need to adjust their second application if they applied the first to frozen ground as nitrogen losses are possible.

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