Forage Bermudagrass: Selection, Establishment and Management

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
December 7, 2021
Price
See Agrilife Learn

Overview

Hybrid bermudagrass can produce high-quality forage, but as with any other crop, proper variety selection, soil preparation, planting, fertility, irrigation management, and timing of harvest are necessary to ensure the highest quality feed. This publication offers information on selecting the most suitable variety of bermudagrass; preparing the land; planting seed, sprigs, stolons, or tops; renovating bermudagrass fields; and managing and harvesting the crop. (5 Pages)

Looking for solutions in your county? Contact your local extension experts

More choices in Lawn & Garden

  • Publication

    Today Master Gardeners are active in all 50 U.S. States and eight Canadian provinces. The heart of the Texas Master Gardener program is the dedicated, passionate volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge with anyone interested. 2019 Edition.

  • Publication

    Turfgrasses are vital to landscapes, athletic fields, and golf courses; they enhance our quality of life.

  • Publication

    Grasses are one of Texas’ most valuable natural resources and this publication gives you information on where to find grasses and identify them.

  • Publication

    It is important to select a turfgrass species that is adapted to the climate in your area and to the conditions of the site where it will be planted.

  • Publication

    Coastal communities prone to flooding may benefit from the implementation of green infrastructure. Green infrastructure can help mitigate the adverse effects of flood damage and promote water drainage. This publication presents several types of green infrastructure and their benefits. (2 Pages)

  • Publication

    This manuscript will offer a new approach to understanding how native grasses grow-specifically the reproductive and growth methods of native perennial grasses and how that can help improve management decisions. Although experienced range managers can determine plant composition and forage density by just looking across a pasture, underground plant components are often overlooked. (8 pages)