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  • UGA Forage Newsletter March 2018 Click to read the latest edition!

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  • Each winter and spring, we get questions about a weed seen growing around pastures and livestock barns that causes a painful, burning irritation to the skin if touched.  This weed is called stinging nettle. Stinging nettle (Urtica chamaedryoides) is a winter annual weed that is commonly seen in late winter and early spring.  It can…

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  • Moldy Hay

    UGA forage specialist Dennis Hancock recently updated us on hay issues that have been occurring throughout the state.  Below are some comments from Dennis on moldy hay. “Because of the wet fall, many producers have faced extremely difficult field curing conditions for their hay. Additionally, hay that was bone dry in the field has, in…

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