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Krista Lea


AGR-264

Improving Kentucky Small Ruminant Pastures

4/2/2021 (new)
Authors: Jimmy Henning, Krista Lea, Ray Smith, Chris Teutsch

For many small ruminants, quality pasture can provide almost all nutrients needed for maintenance or light work for much of the year. Pasture reduces the cost of keeping livestock while minimizing impacts on the environment. Below are some guidelines for improving pastures.

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
Tags: cover and forage crops, farm crops, grasses
Size: 1.14 mb
Pages: 2



AGR-222

Estimating Carrying Capacity of Cool Season Pastures in Kentucky Using Web Soil Survey

8/10/2016 (new)
Authors: Krista Lea, Ray Smith

While many factors influence how many animals a farm can carry, soil type has a major influence and should be considered when purchasing, leasing, planning, or managing livestock on pastures.

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
Tags: soil and land
Size: 4.21 mb
Pages: 16



AGR-221

Wildlife Benefits of Switchgrass Production in Kentucky

7/26/2016 (new)
Authors: Tom Keene, Krista Lea, Laura Schwer, Ray Smith

Switchgrass is a versatile grass that can be utilized for forage or biomass production. Establishing and maintaining switchgrass is also beneficial to many types of wildlife by providing suitable habitat and cover.

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
Tags:
Size: 385 kb
Pages: 4