Sep 28, 2020  
2020-2021 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Vincennes University Catalog

AGBS 230 - Pasture and Forage Management


3 hrs (Sem I, II)
This course covers the principles of pastures and hay fields management which can be implemented in all farms regardless of animals’ type. Upon completion of the course, students should acquire basic knowledge about the benefits of pasture as the main source of animals’ diet, identification and growth pattern of grasses and legumes commonly grown in pastures and hay fields, forage quality and testing and factors affecting forage quality, grazing and/or harvesting management of forages to maximize their health and productivity, managing existing pastures and hay fields, and establishing new pastures and hay fields.  3 lecture hours.