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SPES-6

Authors as Published

John Fike, Associate Professor, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences and Extension Forage Specialist

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Tall fescue is the predominant forage in Virginia pastures. However, it contains toxins that cause serious animal performance and farm economic issues. Several management strategies can be used to mitigate fescue toxicosis issues. This publication addresses several management issues from a forage perspective.


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Publication Date

May 9, 2018